Re: Proposal to avoid executable naming conflicts (was: Bug#753704: ITP: amap -- Next-generation scanning tool for pentesters)
On Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 11:31:12AM -0400, Eric Cooper wrote:
> Since Debian package names must already be unique, we ought to be able
> to leverage that to avoid having to fight over which package gets to
> claim which binary name.
> What about making it into a user's install-time decision,
> rather than a developer's packaging-time decision?
Wouldn't you get sick of 'that name has already been taken, please
try another.' message?
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