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Re: package name conflicts with oldstable [was: RFS: lsh...]

On Sunday 27 May 2007 18:49, The Fungi wrote:
> I'm in a similar situation with the weather-util package. Upstream
> (also me) releases it as just "weather" and the package installs a
> command line utility /usr/bin/weather (though a weather-util symlink
> is added so as not to confuse people who assume package name == what
> you run). The only reason I packaged it as "weather-util" is that
> there's already a completely unrelated "weather" package in
> sarge/non-free (interactive fiction data in the games section).

The difference is that in your case the other source package is 
called "if-transition", so there should be no technical reason stopping you 
from renaming your package "weather". Only perhaps that "weather" may be too 
generic a name.

Magnus Holmgren        holmgren@lysator.liu.se
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