RE: name collisions
> Futhermore, I am a bit hesitant, since, to my opinion, nvrec is more
> active as compared to the original nuppel video tools, ...
> Also, is renaming of binaries for debian at the discresion of the debian
> maintainer (me) or should it be upstream (possibly interactive)?
> I guess we'll have to figure this one out ourselves, but if anyone would
> care to give his opinion, ...
Debian should try *very* hard to match the upstream names. otherwise any docs
or 3rd party tools will not be happy under Debian. Also if a user sends them a
bug the upstream is likely to say "huh? what is that?". It also makes it
harder for the user to seek help from upstream mailing lists.
In general I find that if I just package up the work of the original authors
everything goes smoothly. Sometimes however you need to seek change. If it
were my package I would not have asked the nv people to lowercase their