On Tue, 2012-12-04 at 10:01 -0500, Paul Tagliamonte wrote: [...] > * We deliberately do not support some rare dput configuration settings > by design choice. In particular, dinstall post-upload support, and > rsync based uploads (which eventually is a special treatment of SCP > uploads in dput traditional) [...] > You may apt-get install dput-ng and use it as a drop-in replacement to > the older dput package. It will provide the same executables and replace > dput. It is not possible by choice to use both tools in parallel. The > command line interface emulates the old interface for dput. The dcut > command line interface is not call compatible, but provides more > features and (we claim) an easier to use interface. [...] This seems tasteless. It's a 'drop-in replacement' that hijacks all the existing package's names, but actually it's deliberately incompatible? Is it that hard to think of a new name? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are.
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