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Re: Mass bug filing for missing conflicts

also sprach Francesco P. Lovergine <frankie@debian.org> [2004.10.01.1425 +0200]:
> Adding a Conflicts in control file, could be not the best option
> anyway. A few programs has just casually the same name.
> I personally missed the issue with manuals in the old aolserver
> and the little athena-jot utility. Best solution is renaming
> binaries, but that could unfortunately breaks things elsewhere and
> in users scripts :-/

It must be decided on a case-by-case basis. Generally, I would
recommend renaming the less-important/popular binary. I would
refrain from using Conflicts unless the two packages actually
overlap in functionality.

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