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Old 02-26-2013, 11:52 AM   #31
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Oh Brian, you're so romantic! And kikinovak is that Turkish?? My, you all are having such good ideas, I can't decide just yet.
 
Old 02-26-2013, 01:17 PM   #32
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gnashleyssuperduperultraextremelyefficaciousfinderofnastythingsthatshouldnotbeinyoursoftwarepackages .

EDIT:
Forgot something:

gnashleyssuperduperultraextremelyefficaciousfinderofnastythingsthatshouldnotbeinyoursoftwarepackages _fornoparticulardistrandonoarch

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Old 02-26-2013, 01:57 PM   #33
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All the good names starting with g are already taken (by GNU or Google or other Gs). Like for example gnash (GNU) or gneat (Google).

I was going to suggest gneatly, and than saw that it has different context (in common english) than I previously tought.

Snoopies already exist. There were at least two DOS tools I can remember - one was a kind of tracer/debugger and other was system diagnostics tool. Fluff is file manager from Tiny Core (if you ever tought about that suggestion seriously ).

Someone suggested Sherlock. Why not Tobby?
 
Old 02-26-2013, 02:58 PM   #34
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gotcha - as in it's looking and watching and sees 'something suspicious' suddenly and yells it out (or maybe spell it 'got-ya').

Or how about Freeze! (like when a cop yells it at a suspicious person or whatever).

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Old 02-26-2013, 03:22 PM   #35
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gnashley,

if you can’t decide now you can always start a multiple choice poll with the selected names.
 
Old 02-26-2013, 04:14 PM   #36
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If it is a 'lint' for multiple Linux distros, i.e. 'tux's, then the choice is obvious...

lintux

[EDIT]

Or thinking of a treatment for your system's pains in the arse...
lin-tucks

[/EDIT]

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Old 02-26-2013, 04:46 PM   #37
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Since it is a Cross-disto Lint, perhaps you want to called the program eastwood.
 
Old 02-26-2013, 05:22 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by kikinovak View Post
SnoopDog --> inspects packages and reports anything unusual.
Smokes some weed along the process?
 
Old 02-26-2013, 08:38 PM   #39
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Smokes some weed along the process?
Rofl.


woof or woof-woof.
( Like the dogs in the airport when sniffing Snoop's packages )
 
Old 02-27-2013, 04:52 AM   #40
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Since it is a Cross-disto Lint, perhaps you want to called the program eastwood.
Very good. I like it.
"This is the most powerful lint in the world...do you feel lucky, punk?"

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Old 02-27-2013, 07:28 AM   #41
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crapkg
+1!
 
Old 04-15-2013, 04:59 AM   #42
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what did you decide on?
 
Old 04-15-2013, 08:38 AM   #43
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How about:
autopsy
or
dissect


PS: you may throw some "g"-s or "gn"-s here and there, like:
gnautopsy
gdissect

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Old 04-15-2013, 10:21 AM   #44
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linteum
lana
liquet
mundatis
 
Old 04-15-2013, 12:28 PM   #45
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gnashley View Post
I'm writing a new program and would like some help/feedback on ideas for a name.

The program is meant to inspect a package or package-tree and report any 'unusual' conditions. There are several programs which inspect sources which are called 'lint' or some variation thereof. The debian distro includes a tool called 'lintian' which is for inspecting packages -like what I want to do.
Instead of using weird names for a tool, I recommend to stick with something which is already in similar use in the Unix world:

Code:
checkpkg is a tool which checks Solaris packages for problems.

It analyzes files contained within package files. It's related to GAR, but it can be also used with any packages.
http://wiki.opencsw.org/checkpkg

There is a reason, why something like upgradepkg is called upgradepkg and not BreakMyMachine.
 
  


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