On Thursday, 16 February 2017 at 17:13, Markus Elfring wrote:
Thanks for your link to the guidelines.
I find that a bit of advice is missing there if it will be helpful to
integrate extra version data also in package names just before other
users would fiddle with the simultaneous installation of package variants.
As the guidelines say, we try to have only the latest version of a given
package in Fedora. Having a version in the package name should be used
only in case of different parallel-installable major versions of the same
* Are there any more development challenges to consider for
occasional name adjustments?
Each new package name needs a review.
* How much do you care if the name selection will be finally
(including the base name) across software distributions which work
with the RPM data format?
It would be nice if packages were named consistently across RPM-based
distributions, but what's your point?
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