Core Packages in Violation of the Fedora Naming Guidelines

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Wed Jul 12 20:17:45 UTC 2006

Le mercredi 12 juillet 2006 à 16:03 -0400, Jesse Keating a écrit :
> On Wednesday 12 July 2006 15:52, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > If you move it to the version you're breaking jpp -> fc upgrade paths
> > If you put it as Provides it's ok from the package manager POW but not
> > for users (there are reasons why we use long descriptive filenames and
> > not DOS-like 8:3 names)
> In which ways are we breaking it?  jpp has foo-2.6.0-6jpp.  Fedora has 
> foo- is rpmnewer than 2.6.0-6, upgrade path exists.

But not it the right direction

Nicolas Mailhot
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