Removing provide statement from an existing spec file

Stefan Schulze Frielinghaus stefan at
Tue Sep 29 14:55:10 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 09:33 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "SSF" == Stefan Schulze Frielinghaus <stefan at> writes:
> SSF> If I interpret the naming guidelines right, then a period is not
> SSF> allowed in a package name.
> Could you indicate where in the naming guidelines you see that a period
> is not valid in a package name?

"When naming packages for Fedora, the maintainer must use the dash '-'
as the delimiter for name parts. The maintainer must NOT use an
underscore '_', a plus '+', or a period '.' as a delimiter" unless
indicated by the few exceptions underneath.


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