[Fedora-packaging] Firmware packaging, v3

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Wed Feb 28 06:49:49 UTC 2007

Le mercredi 28 février 2007 à 07:31 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis a écrit :
> On 27.02.2007 21:00, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>  >
> > - use <blah>-firmware naming
> > [...]
> > 2) Firmware packages should be named <foo>-firmware, where <foo> is the
> >    driver or other hardware component that the firmware is for.
> I think it's totally confusing to have prefixes ( say 
> {gnome,python,perl,kde,xfce,kmod,whatever}-foo) everywhere else, but use 
> a postfix in this case. Sticking to one scheme would be nice.

We're not having prefixes everywhere else, we have a huge postfix use.
So far prefixes are mostly used to group different bits of the same
thing while postfixes are more a categorisation, so firmware fits there

Nicolas Mailhot
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