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Re: duplicate filenames in the different packages [qstat vs. torque]



On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 08:33:14PM +0200, Michael Schwendt alleged:
> On Fri, 4 Aug 2006 09:32:39 -0700, Garrick Staples wrote:
> > The name "qstat" is actually a requirement in POSIX 1003.2d, and as Axel
> > stated, it has been implemented by many batch queueing systems over the
> > decades.
> 
> Valid point. The general part of my comment holds true, though, since
> for several other packages, pollution of /usr/bin or /usr/include is
> a reoccuring problem. It quickly gets nasty when example programs or
> small binary tools with very generic names are pulled in together
> with library packages. Generic file names are worth a second look during
> package review.

Especially when these "other" packages violate POSIX, IEEE, and SUSv3 :)

-- 
Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California

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