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Re: namespace conflict != package Conflict?

Sebastian Kuzminsky wrote:

>Hi folks, I have a noob question for you.  I maintain the Cogito package
>(my first), and it wants to install an executable as /usr/bin/git.  The
>GNU Interactive Tools package (git) also wants to install an executable
>as /usr/bin/git.  To avoid this conflict I made cogito Conflict with git.
Of course this is *seriously* wrong. Why are you preventing people from
using git and cogito together?

>I have been told by Jurij Smakov that this is "seriously wrong", and
>I'm asking for help here.  What's the proper way to handle this situation?
>The cogito /usr/bin/git is a tiny little helper script hardly worth its
>inode, but it's in the upstream package and I dont want to remove it or
>rename it.
rename /usr/bin/git to /usr/bin/cogito-git or whatever. It is not that hard.

- Adam

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