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Re: Bug#411209: ITP: libwiimote -- Simple Wiimote Library for Linux

Hi Romain,

From: Romain Beauxis
Subject: Bug#411209: ITP: libwiimote -- Simple Wiimote Library for Linux
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2007 18:08:34 +0100

> > * Package name    : libwiimote
> >   Version         : 0.3
> >   Upstream Author : Joel Andersson <bja at kth.se>
> >                     Chad Phillips <chad at chadphillips.org>
> > * URL             : http://sourceforge.net/projects/libwiimote/
> > * License         : GPL
> >   Description     : Simple Wiimote Library for Linux
> >
> > Libwiimote is a simple C library for communicating with the Nintendo Wii
> > Remote on a Linux system. Even though the API strives to be minimal, it
> > provides complete control over most features of the wiimote and nunchuk
> > controllers.
> Please, use the name "libcwiimote" as changed upstream.
> This avoid any colision with libwiimote as provided by cwiid that I am 
> actually packaging...

Hmm, I see...  I've found a discussion in the libwiimote project,
which seems to be begun by you :-) :

Of course, I'll avoid the conflict for the binary package names and
library names (soname), while I think it's better to keep the source
package name as libwiimote since it is used as the project name and
the software name.  Since your cwiid package is now in the NEW queue,
I cannot see any information about the package, except for the source
package name.  If possible, could you please give me information on
something that can conflict, such as binary package names and
the library name (soname)?



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