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




On 22.02.19 12:44, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
> 
> [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.

then it's maybe premature to upload that package at all? Anyway,
build-alternative is way too generic.