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Re: Bug#922643: ITP: build-alternative -- helper to build Debian package with diet libc




[2019-02-21 00:00] Guillem Jover <guillem@xxxxxxxxxx>
> On Mon, 2019-02-18 at 19:37:38 +0000, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
> > Package: wnpp
> > Severity: wishlist
> > Owner: Dmitry Bogatov <KAction@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > 
> > * Package name     : build-alternative
> >   Version          : 0.0.1
> >   Upstream Author  : Dmitry Bogatov <KAction@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > * Url              : https://salsa.debian.org/kaction/build-alternative
> > * Licenses         : GPL-3+
> >   Programming Lang : shell
> >   Section          : devel
> > 
> >  This package provide makefile snippet, that abstract away
> >  several issues, related to building package with diet libc.
> >  .
> >   * diet libc is not supported on every Debian architecture
> >   * code to check for build profiles is repetive
> >  .
> >  Regular users do not need to install this package, it is only
> >  useful to Debian Contributors.
>
> Hmm this package name looks extremely generic for what it is described
> to be used for. Could you name it something else that includes either
> dietlibc in its name or at least libc or similar?

I do not exclude, that it may include support for musl for future. I am
not sure, whether overly generic name now is worse then misleading
source package name in future.
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