[Fedora-packaging] Re: Namespace for cross-compilation tools?
shishz at hotpop.com
Sat Jun 17 03:20:34 UTC 2006
On Sat, 17 Jun 2006 03:14:28 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-06-17 at 08:48 +1200, Michael J. Knox wrote:
>> Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>> > I can see three choices:
>> > 1) Ignore the enduser confusion and go with Ralf's naming:
>> > i386-rtems4.7-binutils-2.16.1-0.20051229.1.fc6.i386.rpm
>> > 2) Namespace the whole thing:
>> > cross-i386-rtems4.7-binutils-2.16.1-0.20051229.1.fc6.i386.rpm
>> > 3) Play games with the '-' to avoid the "it's an rpm separator"
>> > association:
>> > i386_rtems4.7_binutils-2.16.1-0.20051229.1.fc6.i386.rpm
>> > FWIW, I think #2 has the most precedent.
>> +1 on #2
> -10 on #2
> Redundant info, over engineering, featuritis.
> Users don't need to know it's a cross compiler/cross-toolchain nor do I
> see any need why this should be necessary.
> -maxint on #3
FWIW, +1 on #2 speaking as an end-user aesthetic (i like the namespace
cross-* gives me).
Or what about a virtual provides of "crosscompiler" as a compromise?
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