Does -devel package name only indicate "C" development packages?
tomek at pipebreaker.pl
Sat May 18 17:22:32 UTC 2013
On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 10:12:52AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Sat, 2013-05-18 at 06:18 -0400, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=962081
> > I have a request to change the name of selinux-policy-devel to
> > selinux-policy-devel-support, since
> > "everywhere else in the distro -devel means just header files in c and not any
> > other development tools and we have several scripts that assume that's the case."
> > selinux-policy-devel contains interface files and tools required to build
> > selinux-policy. It also currently contains the man pages, which I can move to
> > the base package.
> Well, there may have been some signals crossed somewhere. I've been part
> of the discussion about reducing the size of the desktop spin.
> selinux-policy-devel doesn't look bad to me, the one that looks like a
> problem is policycoreutils-devel :
> "The policycoreutils-devel package contains the management tools use to
> develop policy in an SELinux environment."
> Now *that* is a non-standard interpretation of the -devel suffix. And
> policycoreutils-devel requires selinux-policy-devel - a package of
> 'runtime' stuff depending on a package of 'build time' stuff - and
> various 'runtime' packages depend on policycoreutils-devel, notably the
> SELinux troubleshooting thing, because policycoreutils-devel contains
SELinux *management* often means *building* parts of policy. That's
the problem, right?
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