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Re: New package netgen-lvs with binary /usr/bin/netgen - already taken




> stupid idea:
> 
> do these scripts (and other consumers of the netgen binaries) actually
> use the fully qualified "/usr/bin/netgen" or just an unqualified "netgen"?
> 
> if the latter, you might just put the unchanged names into something
> like /usr/share/netgen/bin/ and tell users to add to that to their PATH
> when running their scripts.
> that provides a simple compat layer for out-of-distro scripts.
> rdeps in Debian should be patched to use debianized script-names.

Thanks, IOhannes

This may actually turn out to be the best idea if the policy is not changed as
a result of the discussion that has started. :)

Ruben