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Re: new upstream Cogito conflicts with GNU Interactive Tools

On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 06:05:53PM -0500, Michael Janssen wrote:
> On Thu, 02 Jun 2005, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> > Why not just take the git developers at their word, and assume that the
> > intersection between users of git and of GNU Interactive Tools is likely
> > to be the empty set?
> > 
> > Then you can just make them conflict, and don't bother with any
> > workarounds until you actually find someone who cares about both....
> Because Debian Policy forbids this in section 10.1: 
> '''
> Two different packages must not install programs with different
> functionality but with the same filenames.  If this case happens, one
> of the programs must be renamed. 
> '''
> Either rename one of the programs or (if it is actually true that
> noone uses GNU Interactive Tools) have git removed from the archive.

Bah, yeah, OK.--b.

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