On Mon, 27 Feb 2012 14:17:28 +0400 Aleksey Midenkov <midenok@...> wrote: > 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. Why make the package depend on every Trinity package ? I don't think dangling symlinks are such of a problem. Or perhaps it's just my Slackware-originated "automatic dependencies are too complicated" way of thinking.