[Debian-arabic-packages] The future of aspell-ar package

Mohammed Sameer msameer at foolab.org
Mon Oct 23 03:09:34 UTC 2006

On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 02:15:00PM +0200, Lior Kaplan wrote:
> Mohammed Sameer wrote:
> >>> I've also made the package Conflicts: aspell-ar
> >>> I guess we have to do the same for aspell-ar (Conflicts: aspell-ar-large) ?
> >> We should think if they really conflict - I think they don't. It might
> >> need a few files to be renamed to support this.
> > 
> > I've renamed every *ar* to *ar-large* and every file containing ar to ar-large
> > I'm not really sure how people do these things. I'll check the other packages/
> Please notice that you must install the files in a different name to the
> package (ar-large), but can't touch the name of the files from the
> orig.tar.gz since this will generate build problems.

Yup. I know. I was just doing a "dirty hack" to check ;)
dh_install should take care of that when I package it finally

> > Now you have to run aspell -d ar-large -a (I don't think this is correct?)
> > 
> > The question is: Do you think that someone will install both packages and use them ?
> I have no idea, and my guess is good as yours. You can mail
> debian-l10n-arabic and maybe someone will tell you what he thinks.

I had a look at the list archives and found nothing except CVS commits. I guess
we can proceed with what we have and fix it if anyone ever complains (I doubt!).

> -- 
> Lior Kaplan
> kaplan at debian.org
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