[Fedora-packaging] tex related packages names

José Matos jamatos at fc.up.pt
Thu Aug 30 08:55:00 UTC 2007

On Thursday 30 August 2007 08:30:53 Patrice Dumas wrote:
> Hello,
> I propose tex packages to be named
> tex-something
> instead of
> tetex-something

  Why not latex-something instead?

  The packages are latex packages after all...

> I also think that it is not worth renaming existing packages with
> tetex-, at least for now, maybe later, but instead have them
> Provides:   tex-something = %{version}-%{release}

  As soon as tetex is gone the name tetex- will be weird. The funny part is 
that we only have this problem because we have named the packages not 
following our general guidelines (packages are named after the language, not 
the implementation). ;-)

> --
> Pat

José Abílio

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