[Fedora-packaging] Re: Firmware packaging, v2

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Mon Feb 26 16:48:16 UTC 2007

Axel Thimm (Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net) said: 
> > Moreover, by changing the name, you break the 'follow-upstream'
> > part of the packaging guidelines.
> I just say perl-, python-, php-*-, blah-plugin-foo, ruby-, java- and
> lowercasing, not to mention *-kmod and kmod-*. We're not really
> following upstream even if the guidelines claim that. It would be
> interesting to see how many packages are really named according to
> upstream rules.

True. I suppose having them named firmware-* makes it easier for
pakcage installers & manifests as well, so they can glob it.


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