Package naming dilemma

Christopher Faylor
Thu Aug 17 19:04:00 GMT 2006

On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 09:00:22PM +0200, Reini Urban wrote:
>Christopher Faylor schrieb:
>>On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 11:18:28AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>I just wanted to say that I really love the idea of something like
>>remake.  I have spent way too much of my life debugging makefiles and
>>have wished for something like remake for a long time.
>>So, I am not averse to the idea of getting remake into the distribution,
>>somehow, if someone can come up with a creative way to do this
>>(/etc/alternatives maybe?).  I just don't like overloading remake by
>>adding a "feature" which has nothing to do with its intended purpose.
>What for?

What five?

>I have /usr/bin/makedb.exe and I checked that no files from any other
>package is overwritten by my makedb package.  I attached the README
>with the filelist in my first mail.

remake is more than just a make debugger and I think it deserves to
be used and advertised in that way.


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