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




Ruben Undheim writes ("Re: New package netgen-lvs with binary /usr/bin/netgen - already taken"):
> Actually just putting a note in README.Debian saying something like this...
> 
>   If you would like to use netgen-lvs with the upstream name "netgen",
>   set the PATH environment variable to  PATH=/usr/lib/netgen-lvs/bin:$PATH
> 
>   To permanently enable the upstream binary name "netgen" for a user, you can
>   for example add the following to the shell startup source file (~/.bashrc,
>   ~/.zshrc ..):
> 
>     export PATH=/usr/lib/netgen-lvs/bin:$PATH

You might want to consider writing something to discourage this
approach.  It is superficially easy, but it can cause trouble if the
same user later wants the other netgen too.

Ian.