Subject: Re: Firefox and naming issues
To: Martijn van Buul <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 07/22/2006 08:57:44
On Sat, 22 Jul 2006 08:11:49 +0000 (UTC), Martijn van Buul
<> wrote:

> There's a 'cp' in /bin, and there's
>    a 'cp' in /usr/pkg/emul/linux/bin. Are you suggesting we rename /bin/cp
>    to /bin/cp-native and /usr/pkg/emul/linux/bin/cp to 
>    ../cp-look-zafer-its-a-linux-binary, breaking *everything* that just calls
>    'cp' ? *OFCOURSE* they have the same name, and *OFCOURSE* they end up
>    the same in the output of /bin/ps. 

Given how many problems I have because of name collisions in Linux
emulation, maybe we should think about it a bit.

		--Steven M. Bellovin,