[Dev] [RFC] Voting about package naming for packages modified from Arch
emulatorman at riseup.net
Fri Aug 29 12:13:21 GMT 2014
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On 08/29/2014 08:32 AM, Michał Masłowski wrote:
>> I like the idea, but it generates some doubts for me. Our kernel
>> is called Linux-libre which is the real name of the project and
>> in this case, i have a question: should we keep the $pkgname as
>> linux-libre or keep the same name like Arch called linux?
> Keep it linux-libre. These packages are replacements only in
> package metadata, they already use e.g. different file names.
>> It opens another similar question, should we follow the real
>> name which we are using from the source, or the packages created
>> from Arch?
> Name the browser iceweasel, don't rename calibre, sdl, etc.
>> Also, we are using mksource to create modified sources without
>> nonfree stuff to build from it (eg: calibre, clementine, sdl)
>>  Those sources aren't the same source and in this case, how
>> should it be called? should has it the same name or use the
>> -libre or similar suffix to differentiate between our modified
>> source and official source to let the community know which it's
>> not the same source?
> Do it like Debian: keep the original package names, rename source
It resolves those doubts, thanks for your response!
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