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Re: RFE: Use generic names in packages



On Mon, 2 Jul 2007, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
Le Lun 2 juillet 2007 11:05, Panu Matilainen a écrit :
On Sun, 1 Jul 2007, Paul W. Frields wrote:

2.  Making use of the $DISTVAR in Makefile.common:

2) is one solution to "which repository this package came from" type
of question

Could someone explain to me why repotags were not secure enough to
answer this question, but dumping a cleartext file in %doc is?

My point was that while 1) would appear to be a reasonable thing to do, it's a solution to wrong problem. Those readme files aren't there to tell the user where the package came from, but to document packaging specific issues such as deviations from upstream behavior, default paths etc.

	- Panu -


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