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Re: Bug#692863: ITP: heimdall -- tool for flashing firmware on Samsung Galaxy S devices

On 9 November 2012 16:43, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> * Package name    : heimdall
>   Version         : 1.4~rc2
>   Upstream Author : Benjamin Dobell
> * URL             : http://www.glassechidna.com.au/products/heimdall/
> * License         : MIT/X11
>   Programming Lang: C++
>   Description     : tool for flashing firmware on Samsung Galaxy S devices
> Heimdall is a tool for flashing firmware (aka ROMs) onto Samsung Galaxy S
> devices over a USB connection.  It accomplishes this using the same
> protocol as Odin, Samsung's internal Windows-only firmware updater.
> The naming of this tool is entirely logical from the upstream's perspective,
> given that there are other related pieces of software called "Odin" and
> "Loke".  However, there's an unfortunate namespace collision here with the
> Kerberos implementation Heimdal.  Suggestions welcome on how to qualify
> the source package name so that the packages are more than one letter off
> from one another...

There's another ITP that suggested heimdall-flash: http://bugs.debian.org/644520


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