Renaming handbrake (was: Re: Processed: bug 693012 is forwarded to John Stebbins <stebbins at>)

Rogério Brito rbrito at
Sat Jan 5 11:24:20 UTC 2013

On Nov 12 2012, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> BTW, I have just desparately tried to install "handbrake" by running
> "apt-get install handbrake". I juts forgot that both of our
> handbrake packages are suffixed with either "-gtk" or "-cli". I find
> this rather unintuitive and would like to add a meta package that
> depends on "handbrake-gtk | handbrake-cli". This would, however,
> bestow us another round through the NEw queue. Does anyone object?

I would prefer the option of having a metapackage, even if for purely
cosmetical/symmetry reasons.

But whatever. As long as it works (and the users can find it), I'm OK.

Going through my backlog,

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