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Re: conflicting with a package that has a binary with the same name ?

On 21/08/2010 15:00, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 14:23:19 +0200, Jérémy Lal wrote:
>> But nodejs is getting more popular, and renaming its binary to nodejs
>> will probably upset many users. Is it legitimate to keep /usr/bin/node,
>> and Conflict: node ?
> No, it's not.  Best would be to convince your upstream to use a less
> generic name.

I've tried once, without success, and now that's too late,
given the number of people and modules already using nodejs on other platforms.

BTW is /usr/bin/node and /usr/sbin/node really considered a conflict ?
i certainly see it as troublesome.


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