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



Steffen Möller schrieb am Dienstag, dem 28. Oktober 2008:

> To summarise things up: the renaming of the executable of plink to
> snplink renders the plink package inferior to a manual installation of
> plink under the proper name. What I'll do now unless I hear some
> objections that I am mentally prepared to follow: I'll prepare the new
> version, add the conflict to debian/control to close 503367 (won't fix)
> and herewith truly apologize for all these emails.

The packages provide different functionality.  They should therefore not
conflict.  If you cannot agree on who should rename their binary, both
packages will have to rename it.

See http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-files.html first
paragraph.

Tho I think that putty being the more senior one should have the right
of the name and not be forced to rename its binaries.
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