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Re: appropriate use of /etc/alternatives

On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 02:00:41PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> The binary is going to have to be renamed - even if you use an
> alternative there'll still be a renamed binary there.  

yes, but the user would only need to know in the even that they had both
alternatives installed, which I don't see happening very often.

> Would it be possible to massage the data format for one xplot into the
> other or modify one to accept the input of the other in a compatibility
> mode?

Possibly, but why create more work for the user?

I guess xplot-xplotorg will just end up conflicting with xplot.  It
sucks, since that means the new package winds up in the ghetto (priority
extra) but it's preferable to the options available.


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