On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 5:53 PM, David C. Rankin <drankinatty@...> wrote: > On 02/27/2012 02:45 AM, /dev/ammo42 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. > > +1, > > A symlink packages is a simple fix to a lot of potential problems. By putting > symlink control in a single package, you also gain control over the symlink > issues that users are bound to create them on their own, and can easily > update/revise the symlink setup by updates to a single package. I think it is a > good idea. Something like 'tde-tdesymlinks' or 'trinity-tdesymlinks' sounds like > a reasonable name. I suppose, it's not that so. From development p.o.v. you are forcing yourself to constantly sync different projects. From user p.o.v. he is forced to install all packages 'tde-tdesymlinks' depends on. Better is to develop common measure for packaging and inform user once (remembering his choice).