Igor Gnatenko i.gnatenko.brain at
Thu Feb 26 12:09:55 UTC 2015


On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 7:34 PM, Adrian Reber <adrian at> wrote:
> I am planning to orphan the IRC client ninja. One of the reasons to
> orphan it is that there is a build system[1] which has the same name.
> In Fedora the ninja build system is called ninja-build which makes it
> incompatible with most other Linux distributions[2]. In addition the
> current release is from 2002 and upstream does not exist anymore.
> Most of the other Linux distributions do not even ship it, although
> there are other packages which are called ninja. It seems the name ninja
> is already taken multiple times and maybe not a good idea for future
> projects.
>                 Adrian
> [1]
> [2]
Any news here? I maintain new buildsystem `meson` which uses ninja as
backend. So I'm interested to rename ninja-build -> ninja
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