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Re: namespace conflict != package Conflict?

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.
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'.

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