Naming problem for the "Falcon Programming Language" in Ubuntu.

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Sun Feb 10 05:51:10 GMT 2008

On Saturday 09 February 2008 10:15, Giancarlo Niccolai wrote:
> Ming Hua wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 03:03:15PM +0100, Giancarlo Niccolai wrote:
> >> Thank you Matt, but AFAIK the thing has been discussed and resolved in
> >> the MOTU list as follows: I have changed the package name (from falcon
> >> to falconpl) and keeping /usr/bin/falcon, and falcon package is having
> >> a /usr/bin/falcon-start file in place of /usr/bin/falcon; no conflicts
> >> have been set in the packages.
> >
> > I didn't check the exact dependencies of these new packages, but I hope
> > the falconpl package has a Conflicts relation with the old versions of
> > falcon package.
> >
> > Ming
> > 2008.02.09
> There isn't any "old version" of the falcon package.
> Also, MOTUs have requested (and obtained) not to set any conflict
> field, and that the two packages can be installed without any conflict
> on installed files.
> Giancarlo.

We'll get this sorted out before release.  I think the overlap between the two 
packages is small enough that there's no real need to worry about this until 
we get the new package uploaded (documentation patch is what's holding it 

Scott K

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