Postgresql namespace

Jean-Francois Saucier jfsaucier at infoglobe.ca
Fri Apr 23 18:47:06 UTC 2010


> On Fri, 2010-04-23 at 11:44 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Devrim =?ISO-8859-1?Q?G=DCND=DCZ?= <fedora-list at gunduz.org> writes:
> > On Fri, 2010-04-23 at 16:40 +0200, Miroslav Suchý wrote:
> >> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=251805#c28
> >> 
> >> Should we have:
> >> postgresql-pgpool-II
> >> postgresql-orafce
> >> 
> >> or just:
> >> pgpool-II
> >> orafce
> >> 
> >> Let start discussing. My opinion is postgresql-* because it has kind
> >> of same namespace. 
> 
> > Let's get rid of postgresql- prefixes. They don't match upstream names
> > and they are just useless.
> 
> FWIW, I've recently renamed postgresql-tcl and postgresql-python to
> better match their upstream project names, so I guess that's precedent
> for Devrim's position.
> 
> 			regards, tom lane

> It's also worth noting what other distributions do, do they honor the
> upstream names or pre/postpend some sort of identifier?


If I check in the Ubuntu Lucid repository, orafce is packaged as 
postgresql-8.3-orafce, same for Debian.

OpenSuse and Mandriva don't seem to ship orafce.


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