Debian/Ubuntu: Why was the service renamed from bind9 to named?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Wed Apr 15 07:17:03 UTC 2020

Am 15.04.20 um 09:09 schrieb Klaus Darilion:
>>> It would be great if you undo this change before release of 18.04
>> you confuse the upstream project with your distribution
>> bind9 was completly wrong in the debian world as well as apache2 for
>> httpd, on sane distributions it's "httpt" and "named" all the years
>> beause it's nonsense to throw vesions in service names
> I do not complain about the version number, but of the name.
> And in my opinion it is not sane to call a service/package httpd if the name of the software is Apache


and what do you do after httpd-3.0 is out?

you won't have httpd2 and httpd3 on the same system from your distribution

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