libming and ploticus (Attn: SWI-Prolog maintainer)

Andrew Schulman
Mon Sep 26 16:42:00 GMT 2005

> >>Is it possible to do as Igor suggested, and create a symlink from
> >>/usr/bin/pl to /usr/bin/ploticus iff /usr/bin/pl doesn't already exist?
> >>If the user then later installed SWI-Prolog, would the installer blow
> >>up or fail to install the Prolog /usr/bin/pl?
> >
> >Sounds more confusing to me than just leaving ploticus being ploticus.
> >I don't think it makes sense to use the same name for different tools
> >and let them struggle for the name.
> I agree.  How is this handled in linux distributions?

Debian renames is /usr/bin/ploticus :|

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