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Re: Core Packages in Violation of the Fedora Naming Guidelines



Le Mer 12 juillet 2006 13:53, Jesse Keating a écrit :
> On Wednesday 12 July 2006 02:53, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> Actually all the java packages need some sort of alphatag-like
>> convention to indicate what JPackage package they're derived from. I
>> agree the current convention of the Java team is rather ugly, but the
>> reasons it's there are real reasons.
>
> You've told us they need it, but haven't told us _why_ they need it.  I
> don't buy this.

They (and the users) need to track when a package was forked from JPP.
It's a two-level upstream :

1. first upstream : source code
2. second upstream : initial rpm packaging at JPP, with a lot of grunt
work in the spec files
3. fedora packaging : adaptations on 2.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot


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