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Re: doubt regarding package name



Having subpackages that do not have the SRPM name as a prefix is terrible on tools adn scripts and should be avoided.

Why not lzma-sdk-java   lzma-sdk-sharp  etc.?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ville Skyttä" <ville skytta iki fi>
To: fedora-devel-list redhat com
Sent: Thursday, June 25, 2009 1:45:06 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: Re: doubt regarding package name

> Rakesh Pandit wrote:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504521
> >
> > Will SevenZip be apt name for this. if no? What is most apt name in
> > accordance to packaging guidelines ?
> >
> > LZMA SDK http://www.7-zip.org/sdk.html
>
> So what you're packaging exactly is the Java version of that SDK, which
> installs JAR files named SevenZip. I suggest calling the package something
> with Java in it. Normally we base our names on the tarball name, i.e.
> java-lzma or lzma-java. Another possibility would be java-SevenZip or
> SevenZip-java (based on the JAR name), but I don't like this because it's
> mixed case and because it refers to the 7-Zip program whereas the JAR is
> just the LZMA SDK, it does not cover all the functionality of 7-Zip (I
> think it doesn't even handle .7z archives).

I'd use lzma-sdk for the source rpm, and lzma-java for the Java package 
created out of it (no main package).  And if the C# bits are later packaged 
out of it as well, use lzma-sharp for that.

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