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Re: Correct way to rename a binary package

On Friday 13 June 2008 18:22, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Luca Capello (luca@pca.it):

> > As explained at [1], I'm in the process of renaming the binary package
> > cl-hunchentoot to hunchentoot to more closely follow upstream.  Since
> > cl-hunchentoot is not in Etch, if I'm not wrong the new transitional
> > package can be dropped as soon as Lenny is released.
> >
> > I'll proceed in the following way for debian/control: rename
> > cl-hunchentoot to hunchentoot and then create the transitional binary
> > package cl-hunchentoot which depends on hunchentoot.
> >
> > Is this OK?  Do I need something else?
> IMHO, once you get a complete answer, adding this to the DevRef
> (assuming it is not already there) could be a good idea.

BTW, there is also http://wiki.debian.org/Renaming_a_Package

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