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Re: Package naming

On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 11:37:33AM +0200, peter karlsson wrote:
> Can a single binary package have a different name than the source package
> it comes from?

Yes, it can.

> I am packaging the LysKOM tty-client, which has the upstream name
> tty-client, but I have received requests for renaming the Debian package to
> lyskom-tty-client. Can I do that without changing the name of the original
> archive, or is that a Bad Thing to do?

You can do it.

(In this case, it looks like the mailing list was like Unix -- no response
meant that all was true :) but I wanted to reply just in case.)

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