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Re: Questionable Package Present in Debian: fortune-mod


Am 24.09.23 um 18:41 schrieb Salvo Tomaselli:
Without an ftpteam hat on, but my point of view -- I believe the team
would absolutely reject a package only based on its name (see:

Not very consistently though:

$ apt search penis | grep penis | wc -l

Can you please clarify what problem you see with these package names? The results I get for this search are:

 apt search penis | grep --color penis

WARNING: apt does not have a stable CLI interface. Use with caution in scripts.

libopeniscsiusr/stable,stable 2.1.8-1 amd64
libopeniscsiusr-dbgsym/stable-debug,stable-debug 2.1.8-1 amd64
  debug symbols for libopeniscsiusr
libopeniscsiusr-dev/stable,stable 2.1.8-1 all

I.e. they don't actually contain the word “penis”, they just happen to contain words that when strung together contain these letters in this order.


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