Bug#608655: scotch and gbase: error when trying to install together
joy at debbugs.entuzijast.net
Mon Jan 3 21:48:45 UTC 2011
On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 08:16:49PM +0000, Marcos Marado wrote:
> Hi there,
> The problem is in scotch, that changed all the binary names from
> scotch_$binary to just $binary (see ).
> The "gbase" in scotch is completely different than the one from the gbase
> package. My first idea would be to just revert the gbase name change on
> scotch, but looking at gbase on debian... It hasn't been updated, upstream
> didn't release anything since 2007 and is now 404'd. No package depends on
> it. Popcon shows only 74 people having it.
> Shouldn't we just drom gbase from Debian, and add a Conflicts just to make
> sure machines where gbase is already installed don't suffer from this?
>  http://qa.debian.org/popcon.php?package=gbase
I'm not impressed with this kind of a reasoning, when
http://qa.debian.org/popcon-graph.php?packages=scotch indicates an analogous
number of users (109).
Frankly, I think it's pretty rude of you to show such blatant disrespect for
the existing gbase user base, no matter what its size.
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