[pkg-bacula-devel] bat: 3 different programms and one name

Guus Sliepen guus at debian.org
Wed Feb 3 19:23:03 UTC 2016

On Wed, Feb 03, 2016 at 07:54:22PM +0100, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:

> It seems that we have /usr/bin/bat and /usr/share/man/man1/bat.1.gz
> three times in unstable:
> bacula-console-qt
> bareos-bat
> alsa-utils
> It should be easy to rename ie alsa's bat to bat-alsa but should
> this be mentioned in a patched manpage as well?
> How is the correct way to solve this?

The correct way is indeed to rename the binary. Another suggestion is to
name it "basic-audio-tester" instead of "bat-alsa". Inform upstream of
their conflict with existing programs with the same name, so perhaps
they can change it as well.

Met vriendelijke groet / with kind regards,
      Guus Sliepen <guus at debian.org>
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