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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Proposed starttde patch

From: Aleksey Midenkov <midenok@...>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 14:17:28 +0400
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:45 PM, /dev/ammo42
<mickeytintincolle@...> wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:57:17 +0400
> Aleksey Midenkov <midenok@...> wrote:
>> I would strongly recommend after renaming such scripts as startkde to
>> create symlinks to old names or at least ask user in postinst to make
>> such links!
> I think a tdesymlinks packages would be a good idea. It would include
> not only startkde->starttde, but also symlinks to every renamed
> application such as twin, etc.
> It would both:
> -enable former KDE3 users to use the old names, just by installing one
> package
> -if the renaming is completed, enable new Trinity users to install it
> in /usr alongside KDE SC 4/5.

Making separate package is not necessary and not practical (it must
depend on all packages). Better to develop common postinst procedure
and include in every such package with info about renamed executables.