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Re: rrdtool query



On Sun, 2006-06-18 at 17:18 +0200, Lars E. Pettersson wrote:
> On 06/18/2006 01:11 PM, Roy-Magne Mo wrote:
> > Lars E. Pettersson wrote:
> >> I have a question. Why do these subpackages have the following names:
> >>
> >> perl-rrdtool
> >> php-rrdtool
> >> python-rrdtool
> > 
> > It's all explained in the packaging guidelines:
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/NamingGuidelines
> 
> But is not the parent in this case rrdtool, and therefore rrdtool-* the
> correct name? The perl-rrdtool package, as one example, adds a new
> functionality to the rrdtool package, and can not be used on its own,
> you need rrdtool (and perl also, I have to admit.) As the package also
> is very tightly coupled to the rrdtool package (comes from the same tar
> file, except php that uses a patch), rrdtool-perl seems much more
> logical than the reverse, IMHO.
> 
> I can see a chicken or egg problem here, though...

I think rrdtool* for sub packages works better from a end user stand
point. 

Rahul


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