Re: renaming scripts provided by upstream
On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 9:59 PM, Ansgar Burchardt <email@example.com> wrote:
> liblocale-maketext-lexicon-perl ships a `xgettext.pl' which I would like
> to see installed in /usr/bin (#508505). In this case there is a small
> additional problem: just omitting the extension does not work because
> `xgettext' is already provided by gettext. It was suggested to rename
> `xgettext.pl' to something completely different (e.g. xgettext-lexicon
> or xmaketext), but as I said earlier I think it is not a good idea to
> rename programs only in Debian if it can be avoided.
In this case, asking upstream to rename the script would likely to be
the best option.