[pkg-php-pear] Bug#757537: Bug#757537: Composer: Please, provide the “offical” name if it differs from the package name

David Prévot taffit at debian.org
Thu Sep 11 20:56:54 UTC 2014


On Sat, Aug 09, 2014 at 02:18:48PM +0200, Mathieu Parent wrote:
> 2014-08-08 22:20 GMT+02:00 David Prévot <taffit at debian.org>:

> > It would be nice if ${phpcomposer:Debian-provide} contained the Debian
> > translation of the "name" field from composer.json if this translation
> > differs from the actual Debian package name.
> Good suggestion. Some notes:
> - dependencies on provide cannot use version. Because of this, an
> override is better

That doesn’t seem the case anymore if I read #761219 correctly.

> - Maybe another substvar should be used instead (like
> ${phpcomposer:Debian-name}) to allow more granularity

It would add the need to manually edit the existing packages to add this
feature, but that’s not worse than manually add the relevant hard-coded


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