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Re: Removing provide statement from an existing spec file




Le Mar 29 septembre 2009 17:26, Jason L Tibbitts III a écrit :
>
>>>>>> "SSF" == Stefan Schulze Frielinghaus <stefan seekline net> writes:
>
> SSF> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/NamingGuidelines#Separators
> SSF> "When naming packages for Fedora, the maintainer must use the dash
> SSF> '-' as the delimiter for name parts. The maintainer must NOT use an
> SSF> underscore '_', a plus '+', or a period '.' as a delimiter" unless
> SSF> indicated by the few exceptions underneath.
>
> "delimiter for name parts".  That doesn't say a period is invalid in a
> package name, because it's explicitly listed as valid at the top of the
> document.  The section you quote indicates why we have "foo-devel" and
> "perl-Foo-Bar" instead of "foo.devel" and "perl.Foo.Bar".

I don't think the list of examples right below this § supports your view
(and actually I do believe the list of existing infringing packages is small enough renaming them
would have been worth removing any future package confusion)


-- 
Nicolas Mailhot



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