Core Packages in Violation of the Fedora Naming Guidelines

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at
Wed Jul 12 14:14:33 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-07-12 at 09:27 -0400, Nalin Dahyabhai wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 01:28:16PM -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > Invalid use of underscore
> > ==========================
> [snip]
> > java_cup-0.10-0.k.1jpp_9fc.src.rpm
> [snip]
> > nss_db-2.2-35.src.rpm
> > nss_ldap-250-5.src.rpm
> Dude, what?  These three are listed in PackageNamingGuidelines as
> examples of packages which naturally contain underscores in their
> upstream names.  I suspect that java_cup made the list because it's
> using an underscore in the release field, but huh?

Yeah. nss_* are false positives there. My bad.

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