[Fedora-packaging] Package naming help, please

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Feb 14 19:09:43 UTC 2008

Timothy Selivanow wrote:
> The way I interpreted the Package Naming Guidelines[1], the package I'm
> working on (pysvn) should be called python-svn.  Is this not correct[2]?
> 1: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/NamingGuidelines
> 2: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=428718#c11


"There is an exception to this rule. If the upstream source has "py" (or 
"Py") in its name, you can use that name for the package. So, for 
example, pygtk is acceptable."

-- Rex

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