[Guidelines Change] Emacs Guidelines

Jonathan Underwood jonathan.underwood at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 10:54:19 UTC 2007

On 12/09/2007, Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> wrote:
> >>>>> On Tue, 11 Sep 2007 14:24:25 -0400,
> >>>>> "TC" == "Tom \"spot\" Callaway" <tcallawa at redhat.com> wrote:
> TC> New guidelines describing how to package GNU Emacs and XEmacs addon
> TC> packages can be found here:
> TC> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Emacs
> I just looked at that guideline and realized that the
> template suggests making emacs-common-%{pkg} as srpm. I
> thought CVS module name should be the same as srpm name and
> it should be usually the same as the upstream tarball name
> or what they prefer.  or does this mean we are going to make
> an exception for Emacsen packages to have such CVS module
> name?

Yes - that's been the case for a long time now - this comes from the
previous package naming guidelines and was discussed at length
previously - please see threads on fedora-packaging recently for those

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