[aur-general] changing PKGNAME of md5deep to hashdeep

Steven Honeyman stevenhoneyman at gmail.com
Fri Jun 6 10:38:52 EDT 2014

OK, I'm not a TU (yet?)... but as the person that contacted you
probably did so because of a post to this ML of mine from 5 days ago,
I think I should link this [1] here.
A few people replied, and md5deep was "decided" as the real name for
the package. I have "strong feelings" that it should remain as-is,
given that anybody searching for it will look for the name "md5deep"
because that's what it is named everywhere else (i.e. all linux


[1] https://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-general/2014-May/028617.html

On 6 June 2014 15:29, David Kaylor <dpkaylor at gmail.com> wrote:
> A user is requesting that the md5deep package name be changed to hashdeep,
> which I agree seems consistent with the project maintainer's wishes, since
> all development of md5deep has been moved to github under the hashdeep
> name. Do any Trusted Users have strong feelings about this or advice for
> me? And if I go ahead with the name change, what is the best procedure? I'm
> assuming I would need to do a replaces=(md5deep) and/or a
> provides=(md5deep) and then request that comments, etc. be moved over.

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