Re: [dev] dmenu's lsx binary naming conflicts with lrzsz!

From: Bjartur Thorlacius <>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 17:08:27 +0000

On 11/28/11, Kurt H Maier <> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 8:37 AM, Dieter Plaetinck <>
>> to reuse the same name.
> "Clearly" "there" "is" "no" "general" "case". "Things" "like" "this"
> "should" "be" "dealt" "with" "on" "a" "case-by-case" "basis".
Scripts have to be able to depend on command names; command line
interfaces are interfaces too. In theory, bin directories should
contain directories containing the actual commands. Yes, I would
suggest namespaces if compatibility with existing shells and scripts
such as lsx would not require symlink hell.

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