[pkg-fso-maint] gsm0710muxd renamed

Joachim Breitner nomeata at debian.org
Fri Feb 20 16:19:34 UTC 2009


Am Freitag, den 20.02.2009, 14:54 +0100 schrieb Luca Capello:
> Hi Joachim!
> On Fri, 20 Feb 2009 14:17:26 +0100, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > I have renamed gsm0710muxd to fso-gsm0710muxd
> Thank you!
> > I hope I set the Conflicts: and Replaces: header correctly.
> Without installing the package, I do not think it should Conflicts: with
> gsm0710muxd, instead it should have versioned conflicts with
> gsm0710muxd.  The idea is that both packages can be installed side by
> side.  And obviously this means that the binary name should be changed
> as well to fso-gsm0710muxd.

I thought about this, but (without checking properly) I think they both
provide the same dbus service name – if we really want to have both
installable, we need to modify that, which would break third party

Anyways, there seems to be little use in having both muxers (as only one
of them can access the modem at the same time anyways), so I’d not

> The problem will then be for fso-frameworkd: every call to gsm0710muxd
> should be renamed to fso-gsm0710muxd.  This is what I hid in my sad
> comments at
>   http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-fso-maint/2009-February/000626.html
> In case this will be the way to go, I can take care of that.

It doesn’t call it via the binary, but via dbus calls to a well-known
bus name, see above.

Anyways, these (minor) problems will be gone when fso-abyss can be used.

Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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