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Re: aliasitis in surfraw

Hello Ignatios,

On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 02:03:25PM +0200, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> It's not the first time i've been bitten by advanced aliasitis 
> conflicting with older programs that I'm using.
> [...]
> Now it's the debianized surfraw, installing a symbolic link called
> "sr" for no added value, conflicting with the compiler from "lang/sr".
> Now, this is a problem for me, as I'm maintaining sr, and using
> surfraw.
> I'll split the "surfraw" package into surfraw-base, being the sane
> subset, create a conflicting (but declared!) surfraw-sr for the
> Debian lovers, and, btw, add "surfraw-netbsd" which adds back
> "netbsd -pr" (unless somebody complains very loudly).

Why don't you just remove the conflicting alias (and add the netbsd
script or what was it)?  Splitting up the package looks like a lot
of work for very little to no gain.  Just keep it simple.


-- Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@{NetBSD,Xtrmntr,silcnet}.org>   --

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