On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 07:50:58PM -0600, 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. > > 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. Hi, if its not a user-executed script, doesn't it go in /usr/lib? As an example of a name conflict: 'nut' was a UPS program then someone wanted to add 'nut' the food program. so the food program name was changed to 'nut-nutrition'. -Kev -- counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted! `$' $' $ $ _ ,d$$$g$ ,d$$$b. $,d$$$b`$' g$$$$$b $,d$$b ,$P' `$ ,$P' `Y$ $$' `$ $ "' `$ $$' `$ $$ $ $$ggggg$ $ $ $ ,$P"" $ $ $ `$g. ,$$ `$$._ _. $ _,g$P $ `$b. ,$$ $ $ `Y$$P'$. `Y$$$$P $$$P"' ,$. `Y$$P'$ $. ,$.
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