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Re: The "node" command in Debian

Simon McVittie writes ("Re: The "node" command in Debian"):
> On Mon, 07 Feb 2011 at 04:46:57 -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> > Problem: scripts may use the 'node' name to refer to either of these
> > programs.  Which should get the name?  You decide, based not on
> > popularity or priority but --- well, based on whatever makes sense.
> Perhaps rename both, also provide symlinks
> /usr/share/nodejs/node -> /usr/bin/nodejs and
> /usr/share/ax25node/node -> /usr/sbin/ax25node, and users who(se local
> scripts) expect to just run 'node' can add either /usr/share/nodejs or
> /usr/share/ax25node to their $PATH?

This would certainly be no worse than a harmless sop to people who
think users can't be expected to make an alias symlink themselves.


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