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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 Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 11:28:36PM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > For example, in the Rust team, we have been discussing about packaging
> > fd (a find alternative developed using rust [1]).  We are planning to
> > install it in /usr/bin/fd .. but this conflicts with something
> > completely different, fdclone a clone of fd, a MS-DOS file browser...
> 
> fdclone isn't a shell utility, you just start it once, then you use its
> ncurse-like interface. Renaming it /usr/bin/fdclone wouldn't be a
> problem at all

It _already_ is a symlink pair between "fd" and "fdsh".  For the executable,
"fd" is the master, "fdsh" the slave, the man page prefers "fdsh".


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