[PD-dev] adding standard install paths to the 'puredata' package

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Wed Dec 2 06:42:20 CET 2009

On Nov 30, 2009, at 6:33 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Mon, 30 Nov 2009, Frank Barknecht wrote:
>>> Additionally, I'd like to Debianize the directory names (i.e. /
>>> usr/lib/puredata)
>> What's un-Debian about /usr/lib/pd?
> the package name is not "pd".
> alternatively, the package name could be changed, if there is no  
> nameclash.

There is a nameclash.  'pd' is a virtual package for library packages  
to depend on.  'puredata' and 'pd-extended' provide 'pd.  A  
'desiredata' package could also provide 'pd'. Then library packages  
would install properly with any or all Pd flavors installed.



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