[OpenAFS] Re: Naming of "backup" and "up" commands
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 09:13:19 -0700
Andrew Deason <email@example.com> writes:
> Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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?
Yeah, we could do that, I suppose, although it's going to be hard to know
when to drop the package. Although I'd really rather do something that
OpenAFS is also going to adopt, since I have to rename the command in all
the man pages.
> 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".
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>