Re: Bug#597571: nodejs: non common executable name
Carl Fürstenberg writes ("Re: Bug#597571: nodejs: non common executable name"):
> Policy only states "The maintainers should report this to the
> debian-devel mailing list and try to find a consensus about which
> program will have to be renamed. If a consensus cannot be reached,
> both programs must be renamed."; I don't see any consensus in the
> thread you linked to, so technically both must change at the moment :)
I wrote that bit of the policy and my intent was to try to punish
people for picking stupid names.
Yes, both binaries should be renamed. "node" is a ridiculous name for
a specific-purpose executable.