search tool problems (xfce4)

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Tue May 20 07:18:59 CEST 2003


On Tue, 20 May 2003 07:56:51 +0530
Biju Chacko <biju_chacko at> wrote:

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> On Mon, 19 May 2003 17:46:52 -0500, edscott wilson garcia wrote:
> > No problem  for coexistance with current configuration. No need to
> > complicate matters either. I'm sure Rakotomandimby won't delete
> > /usr/local/bin/glob by mistake again.
> c'mon -- look at the big picture. Pretty much evrybody will have a
> gradual transition to XFce4 -- first installing it and, then when
> comfortable with it, uninstalling XFce3. A proportion of those people
> will have installed both packages with the same prefix.
> They'll be unpleasantly surprised to find something break when they
> uninstall XFce4.
> using rpms will just cause the problem to appear at installation time
> rather than at uninstallation.

I very much agree with botsie here. Please consider making the change. I
think having two glob binaries installed with different names is not a
real problem, whereas having conflicting packages definitely is.


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