Re: Conflict over /usr/bin/dune
- Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:43:16 +0100
- From: Andreas Beckmann <anbe@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Conflict over /usr/bin/dune
On Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:48:06 +0000 Ian Jackson
> Ian Jackson writes ("Re: Conflict over /usr/bin/dune"):
> > https://www.google.com/search?q=dune+software
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dune_(software)
> > https://www.google.com/search?q=%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdune
> > Under the circumstances it seems obvious that, at the very least, the
> > ocaml build tool should not be allowed the name /usr/bin/dune.
> Perhaps I should have stated this explicitly, since it was not obvious
> unless you follow the links.
> `Dune' is not, as a piece of software, primarily either the ocaml
> build tool, or the 3D modeller.
> Mostly it is DUNE, a "modular C++ library for the solution of partial
> differential equations using grid-based methods". That's what you get
> if you visit the Wikipedia link I provided - not even a disambiguation
> link. The others don't rate a mention.
That C++ library is also something I was expecting to have this
(meta-)package called dune.
If the ocaml build system wants to stay within the theme, what about
"camel" ? And once they find out that there is already camel.apache.org,
rename it again to "hump" (which seems to be available).