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Re: How to deal with packages having the same files

On Wed 15 Jan 2020 at 11:03:26 +0100, Benny Siegert wrote:
> The developer typically does the following in this case:
> 1. Rename the binary (in post-install or something) to
> pylupdate5-${PYVERSION} and install it as such.
> 2. Add an ALTERNATIVES file to link the executable to pylupdate5.
> 3. (and this may be the hardest part) If dependent packages run the
> tool, have them run pylupdate5-${PYVERSION} instead.

Ok, now that I have postponed the firefox problem (I can stay on 69)
with wip/firefox69-2019Q4, I can have a look at doing this.

Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert -- rhialto at falu dot nl
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