[Fedora-packaging] naming package as a library or tool

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Tue Aug 18 13:13:27 UTC 2015

On Tuesday, 18 August 2015 at 09:52, Parag Nemade wrote:
> Hi,
>    Sometimes I get confused how to handle naming of a package where
> package itself provides a nodejs or python library and wrapper/tool to
> use that library.
>    We have guidelines where it says if source is library from npmjs or
> pypi then we should prefix package with nodejs or python but how to
> name when source contains both?
>    What gets precedence? name them with prefixes or just by tool name
> or library name?

I'm assuming you're split between python-foo and nodejs-foo, so how
about naming the main package foo (it doesn't have to have any files,
mind you) and creating two subpackages: python-foo and nodejs-foo out
of it?

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