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Re: node-like file conflicts

On Mon, 2012-08-06 at 15:37 +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> The following package pairs:
> 1) are co-installable,
> 2) both ship binaries with the same name, but in different directories 
> within $PATH (e.g. one in /usr/bin, another in /usr/sbin):
> sethdlc: ax25-tools dahdi
> crm: crm114 pacemaker
> cutter: cutter-testing-framework-bin cutter
> gearmand: gearman-job-server gearman-server
> update-locale: gosa-dev locales
> sendpage: hylafax-client sendpage-server
> rpcinfo: libc-bin rpcbind

The rpcbind protocol is a later version of the portmap protocol which is
(partly) implemented in libc.  In theory, both versions can be supported
in the same executable, but they aren't.  I think rpcbind should divert
the libc-provided rpcinfo command.


> lid: libuser id-utils
> nfsiostat: nfs-common sysstat
> vmware-user-suid-wrapper: open-vm-tools open-vm-toolbox
> ptest: pacemaker parmetis-test
> siggen: siggen tripwire
> tcpd: tcm tcpd
> vuname: util-vserver umview
> Any volunteers to file bugs?

Ben Hutchings
Theory and practice are closer in theory than in practice.
                                - John Levine, moderator of comp.compilers

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