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Re: Proposal to avoid executable naming conflicts (was: Bug#753704: ITP: amap -- Next-generation scanning tool for pentesters)

Le mardi 08 juillet 2014 à 09:04 -0700, Don Armstrong a écrit :
> On Tue, 08 Jul 2014, Eric Cooper wrote:
> > What about making it into a user's install-time decision, rather than
> > a developer's packaging-time decision?
> Any user who wants to can override the rename by using dpkg-divert.

But most users won't have the skills to use that workaround.
I appreciated the idea in
that packages must be made non-conflicting, but still the end user
can install a conflicting 'legacy' package (upon which no other packages
are allowed to depend).


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