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Re: [Pkg-javascript-devel] Node.js and it's future in debian

On Wed, 2012-05-02 at 17:53 +0100, Wookey wrote:
> +++ Patrick Ouellette [2012-05-01 23:12 -0400]:
> > Of course the #! line is not the issue.  The issue is two upstream maintainers
> > separated by years and miles selected the same generic name for their binary
> > file.  Compounding the issue, some Debian Maintainer seeking to better the
> > project by packaging additional software for the project failed to perform
> > "due diligence" in researching if any of the binary names from the proposed
> > new package were already in use. 
> Just a quick question - is there an easy way to do this?

At least for projects hosted / listed on a variety of sites such as
freshmeat^Wfreecode, there's Steve Kemp's "namecheck" script, a version
of which is included in devscripts.



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