Re: namespace conflict != package Conflict?
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Adam Majer wrote:
> 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 /usr/bin/git to /usr/bin/cogito-git or whatever. It is not that hard.
Or why not usr/bin/cogit or usr/bin/git-common or something like that?
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