Re: [dev] [surf] projects with the same name

From: Moritz Wilhelmy <>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 12:48:29 +0100

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 12:28:06PM +0100, Simon Wesp wrote:
> 2010/1/27 Pierre Chapuis <>
> > I think it's the job of the packagers to take care of that in each
> > distribution. If they want to rename the binary to surf-browser or
> > suckless-surf, they can do it easily.
> >
> Of course, this is easy and so on, but this is definitly not a distribution
> issue!
> It can be solved in the distributing level, but it would be more helpfull to
> solve this on a global level.

I guess the easiest attempt for distributions to distribute suckless code is
not distributing it at all.
People using suckless software are usually capable of configuring it by themselves,
which means they have to edit the sourcecode and recompile it anyway.
Received on Wed Jan 27 2010 - 11:48:29 UTC

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