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Re: Bug#900286: ITP: spm -- simple password manager




On Tue, 2018-05-29 at 13:11 -0400, Nicholas D Steeves wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2018 at 07:46:59PM +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> > * Paride Legovini <pl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, 2018-05-28, 17:33:
> > > spm is a single fully POSIX shell compliant script
> 
> [...]
> > > In Debian the script will be installed as 'spm.sh'
> > 
> > That would be against Policy §10.4.
> > Please talk to upstream about choosing a different name.
> 
> Are there any reasons why a debian/spm.install like this one wouldn't
> be an appropriate solution to §10.4?
> 
>     #!/usr/bin/dh-exec
>     spm.sh => /usr/bin/spm

/usr/bin/spm is already shipped by another package as noted in the
initial report.

Renaming the binary to simple-password-manager or so would probably
work.

Ansgar