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Re: rrdtool query



On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 01:34 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> 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. 

And I think I already changed the packages all over to rrdtool-*
yesterday. :)

http://buildsys.fedoraproject.org/plague-results/fedora-development-extras/rrdtool/

(though only for the development branch, I'll get to fc5 and 4 shortly)

-- 
Jarod Wilson
jwilson redhat com

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