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Re: Bug#478689: ITP: getopt -- Command-line parsing for GNU R

Guus Sliepen <guus@debian.org> writes:

> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 06:51:08AM -0500, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> > * Package name    : getopt
> Please name the source package r-cran-getopt as well, just getopt is a
> bit too generic.

And competes for mindspace with an existing command 'getopt(1)' that
is provided by a "Priority: required" package (and thus is on just
about every Debian system out there).

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