[Fedora-packaging] README.Dist is preferrable to README.Fedora
rc040203 at freenet.de
Sun Oct 26 04:06:05 UTC 2008
On Sun, 2008-10-26 at 00:20 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 09:31:34PM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Sat, 2008-10-25 at 15:47 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > In
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#Summary_and_description
> > >
> > > I suggest changing README.Fedora to README.Dist, see for an
> > > argumentation:
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/Packaging_Tricks#Avoiding_using_fedora_or_redhat
> > -1
> > Leave such implementation details to the packager's discretion.
> It is only a (controversial) recommendation and I never wanted to make
> it a guideline. But in most of the case the file is not fedora specific,
In many cases such READMEs are not distro-specific, either.
> it is pâckage specific so I think it should be reflected in the name.
Well, I find README.Dist or README.rpm to be more confusing than
I prefer README.fedora, README.Fedora or README.first.
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