Re: Renaming libraries from upstream
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On 09/09/07 03:47, Neil Williams wrote:
> GPE includes libschedule which, when I originally packaged it, I
> thought was a likely candidate for a name collision either now or later
> because GPE is a small (self-contained) environment and 'schedule' is
> such a common thing to do in software. So I renamed the Debian package
> libgpeschedule to make it clear. (Over-eager new maintainer syndrome.)
> I didn't anticipate how much work this would involve in packages like
> gpe-calendar which use libschedule and look for it in ./configure. This
> 5. something else?
Explain the problem to upstream and ask him to rename it?
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
Hit him with a fish, and he goes away for good!
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