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Re: aliasitis in surfraw
On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 02:08:54PM +0200, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> 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.
But - won't the Debianites complain if I did that?
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