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Re: [Debian-med-packaging] Bug#503367: plink: file conflict with putty-tools

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 2:59 AM, Brian May
<brian@microcomaustralia.com.au> wrote:
> Steffen Möller wrote:
>> Teodor happened to have nicely explained my objections to rename plink.
> Except what he said is wrong, puttygen hasn't been renamed.

Yes, puttygen hasn't been renamed. It was a wrong assumption from me ..

>> Dear Colin, if you don't mind too much, or if you could be bribed with a
>> few beers, please be so kind to rename the plink binary package.
> If we rename plink in putty (I think that is what you are asking?), that it
> going to make our version of putty inconsistent with every other putty
> package out there. This program is often used by scripts, they will break
> too.

I still believe it is best to rename 'plink' to 'puttylink' in
putty-tools binary package. Anyway, this should be fixed for squeeze
since in lenny there is no conflict (plink is not included in lenny).


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