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Re: renaming scripts provided by upstream

On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 9:59 PM, Ansgar Burchardt <ansgar@2008.43-1.org> 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.



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