[OpenAFS] Re: Naming of "backup" and "up" commands

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 23:42:55 -0500

On Sun, 22 Sep 2013 17:51:40 -0700
Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> wrote:

> What would people think if I submitted a patch to OpenAFS to rename up
> to afs-up and backup to afs-backup?  Would that break a bunch of
> critical software?  It would be really nice to fix AFS's camping on
> obvious namespace.

Would it be appropriate to also have an optional compat package that
could symlink the original names?

Either way, sure, makes sense to me. But the people that actually use
those commands really do need to say something, even if it's just "yes,
sounds good".

Andrew Deason