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

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 21:14:41 UTC 2014

2014-09-11 22:56 GMT+02:00 David Prévot <taffit at debian.org>:
> Hi,
> 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.

Yes. I read this also. I won't tag it wontfix then.

>> - 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
> provides.

I agree. I will add what you proposed then. But this is not on my top list.

(patches welcome)



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