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Re: aliasitis in surfraw

On Fri, 22 Aug 2008, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

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

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?

        Make it an option?

                David/absolute       -- No hype required --

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