Bug#400112: [PROPOSAL] forbid source/binary package name conflicts
Manoj Srivastava writes ("Bug#400112: [PROPOSAL] forbid source/binary package name conflicts"):
> On Thu, 23 Nov 2006 22:45:18 +0100, Lucas Nussbaum
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.