Packaging guidelines update? - Naming snapshots
denis at poolshark.org
Tue Oct 14 21:59:46 UTC 2008
Dan Horák wrote:
> Adam Tkac pÃÅ¡e v Ãšt 14. 10. 2008 v 22:01 +0200:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm trying pass tightvnc package through package review but I've been
>> informed that I don't meet package naming guidelines.
> I am doing the review, so I will try to explain.
>> Source is pulled from upstream svn so I used this Revision tag and
>> .tar.bz2 name:
>> Point where source was taken from upstream VCS is absolutely clear -
>> it was revision 2975 but packaging guidelines says that I have to use
>> date (something like 20081008svn or 20081008svn2975):
> 20081008svn2975 is preferred here
It doesn't make much sense to put both date and svn revision into the
tag. Use one or the other. For CVS, the date is the only option of
course. Most of the svn snapshots packages we have right now only use
the revision number, which in the case of svn is more accurate than the
Mabye the FPC can revisit this if the wiki page is confusing...
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