Namespace for (X)Emacs packages?
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Apr 25 20:45:20 UTC 2006
Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> One suggestion is, for a tarball foo.tar.gz, to call the package foo
> (i.e. foo.spec, foo-version.src.rpm) but have it build these binary
> foo-version.rpm: containing files common to all emacs (eg. docs), and
> required by the packages below
> emacs-foo-version.rpm: specific byte compiled package for Emacs
> emacs-foo-el-version.rpm: elisp elisp source files for Emacs
> xemacs-foo-version.rpm: specific byte compiled package for XEmacs
> xemacs-foo-el-version.rpm: source elisp files installed for XEmacs
> This has the disadvantage that the module name is then foo in
> bugzilla, and not emacs-foo or xemacs-foo, which may confuse users.
No biggie. That's life.
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