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Re: Conflict over /usr/bin/dune

Stéphane Glondu writes ("Conflict over /usr/bin/dune"):
> The "dune" package (of which I am the maintainer) is a popular build
> system for OCaml projects. It is pretty recent, has strong upstream
> support, and more and more projects are switching to it, which is a
> reason to have it in Debian.
> It was previously named jbuilder, but has been renamed due to a conflict
> with another software. Upstream is reluctant to rename it again.

This seems ... quite a striking error.

What on earth possessed them to pick the name `dune' ?  Even if they
couldn't be bothered to do a Debian file search,


Under the circumstances it seems obvious that no-one should be allowed
the name /usr/bin/dune.


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