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Re: MBF alert: packages with very long source / .deb filenames

 Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de>  Sun, April 3, 2011 5:17:06 PM
> Philipp Kern <trash@philkern.de> writes:
>> On 2011-04-03, Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> wrote:
>>> OTOH, do you really want to type
>>> "apt-get install package-with-policy-compliant-utterly-long-silly-name"?
>>> There's a point when package name lengths become problematic, and that
>>> isn't just true for ISO images.
>> That's why $DEITY invented tab completion.  (And yes, that really
>> auto-completes on a stock Squeeze install.)
>Also those long names are usualy installed as part of dependencies so
>you never type them.
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