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Re: [Fedora-packaging] PHP packaging policy notes



On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 08:54:14AM -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "TJ" == Tim Jackson <lists timj co uk> writes:
> 
> TJ> Not sure if I'm on my own here, but this seems like a lot of
> TJ> namespace clutter for little benefit.  What's the problem with
> TJ> "yum install php-pear-FOO"?
> 
> I believe spot's reasoning was that we don't want
> users to have to know whether what they want is in a PEAR or PECL
> module.  I'm not sure it's worth the inevitable namespace collision.

I completely agree with Tim.  You *have* to know whether the package is 
a PEAR or PECL extension to be able to use it; we should not attempt to 
hide this distinction from anybody, it will only lead to confusion and 
future conflicts.

joe


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