Aggregation upstream projects are BAD (kdesdk for example)

Richi Plana myfedora at
Sun Sep 9 05:01:59 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-09-08 at 16:10 -0500, Jeffrey C. Ollie wrote:
> For gstreamer, what about "gstreamer-plugin(<pluginname>) =
> <version>-<release>"?  For example:
> gstreamer-plugin(oggmux) = 0.10.13-1.fc7
> gstreamer-plugin(vorbisenc) = 0.10.13-1.fc7
> gstreamer-pligin(vorbisdec) = 0.10.13-1.fc7

Better yet, scrap filenames altogether (use numbers or whatever) and
grab all the meta-info from the file itself. The age of overloading of
filenames is really starting to show. Maybe the start of the next-gen
filesystem (no filenames) can start here, ;).

Richi Plana

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