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Bug#400112: [PROPOSAL] forbid source/binary package name conflicts

Manoj Srivastava writes ("Bug#400112: [PROPOSAL] forbid source/binary package name conflicts"):
> Hi,
> On Thu, 23 Nov 2006 22:45:18 +0100, Lucas Nussbaum
> <lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net> said:  
> > Some tools don't like it at all (e.g sbuild), causing confusing
> > behaviour, based on the order of entries in Sources.gz, and
> > confusion for users.
>         Why is this not considered a bug in the tools that needs to be
>  fixed, rather than creating policy to work around bugs in the toolchain?

I think the point about confusion is more relevant.  This kind of
thing is going to trip us up, isn't it ?  It would best be avoided.


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