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Re: Node.js and it's future in debian

Patrick Ouellette wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2012 at 04:53:05PM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:

>> Maybe wheezy could be released with both /usr/bin/node and
>> /usr/sbin/node present, and with configuration migrated to point to
>> /usr/sbin/ax25-node.  That configuration migrated part is way more
>> important than the disposition of the "node" command, in my humble
>> opinion.
> Policy does not allow this.  If it did, we wouldn't be having this discussion.

Policy can be changed, especially if the maintainers of both packages
find the fix technically acceptable.  Does the outcome described above
sound sensible to you?

The only reason it makes sense to me is that people using a bare
"node" command with both packages installed would know they are asking
for trouble and have an alternative to get away from it.


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