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Re: Updating the policy for conflicting binaries names ? [was: Re: Re: New package netgen-lvs with binary /usr/bin/netgen - already taken]




On 09/09/2018 03:46 AM, Guillem Jover wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> On Sat, 2018-09-08 at 20:18:10 +0200, Sylvestre Ledru wrote:
>> Le 08/09/2018 à 18:39, Sean Whitton a écrit :
>>> On Fri 07 Sep 2018 at 10:10PM +0200, Ruben Undheim wrote:
>>>> However, I think the policy gives us a lot of freedom to choose (it
>>>> is not very strict in this case).
>>>
>>> I don't understand.  This seems pretty strict:
>>>
>>>     Two different packages must not install programs with different
>>>     functionality but with the same filenames.
> 
>> I think the policy should be changed.
> 
> I'd very very strongly oppose any such change.
> 
Ditto.

Cheers,
Julien