Hi Daniel, On 21-10-16 06:55, Daniel Lo Nigro wrote: > Given the amount of complexity stemming from Debian renaming this binary > and the fact that it breaks parts of the Node.js ecosystem, is there any > chance it will be renamed back to "node" in the future, or for > /usr/bin/node to be symlinked to /usr/bin/node (perhaps using the > update-alternatives system to allow the user to choose whether they want > to symlink nodejs or ax25-node, in case they have both installed)?
In Debian, we have the package nodejs-legacy which provides the symlink you request. Please read the description. Apart from text describing fact that no official Debian package may depend on it, it also contains a link to the technical committee ruling on how this came about. As the ax25-node package still exist, I see no chance at all that the current situation will change. As ax25-node and nodejs don't provide the same functionality, using the update-alternaives system is not appropriate. Paul
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