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Re: Bug#565675: ITP: pthsem -- pth replacement with semaphore support

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> wrote:
> Martin Koegler, le Tue 19 Jan 2010 09:27:07 +0100, a écrit :
>> Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> wrote:
>> > Marc Leeman, le Sun 17 Jan 2010 22:16:17 +0100, a écrit :
>> > > * Package name    : pthsem
>> >
> The problem is that people know pth, but they don't know pthsem (yet).
> It will be a long time before people discover that there is a new
> interesting pthsem package that basically does the same as pth with
> quite a few extra features, is not dead etc.  Why not just replacing the
> existing pth package with pthsem to avoid that delay?

Why not creating a dummy package pth with only compat mode ? This
package will be transationnal and will provide a depend to pthsem



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