Re: Binaries with the same name
sean finney <seanius <at> debian.org> writes:
> while i don't have any specific knowledge or interest in the details of this
> particular problem, i'd just add since you haven't mentioned it as an
> alternative that you could always Conflict with the package in question while
> waiting for a resolution.
This is not possible; it would be a RC bug:
/--- Policy 10.1
| Two different packages must not install programs with different functionality
| but with the same filenames. (The case of two programs having the same
| functionality but different implementations is handled via "alternatives" or
| the "Conflicts" mechanism.