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Re: Major number in library package names



On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 22:24:20 -0400, Toshio wrote:

> I ran rpmlint on the qof library package I just made and had it tell me:
> 
> qof-0.5.0:
>   E: qof incoherent-version-in-name 0.5.0
>   The package name should contain the major version of the library.
> 
> qof-devel-0.5.0:
>   W: qof-devel no-major-in-name qof-devel
>   The major number of the library isn't contained in the package name.
> 
> What do people think?  Is it good practice to include the major number
> in the name of the package (qof0-0.5.0 similar to gtkhtml3 and db4) or
> is this just rpmlint being overzealous?

The latter.



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