[Pkg-octave-devel] New mscripts package [was: Re: Updating octave3.0 to Policy 3.8.0]
rafael at debian.org
Fri Sep 12 21:51:35 UTC 2008
* Thomas Weber <thomas.weber.mail at gmail.com> [2008-09-12 23:19]:
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 10:15:24PM +0200, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> > * Thomas Weber <thomas.weber.mail at gmail.com> [2008-09-12 11:36]:
> > > Am Freitag, den 12.09.2008, 11:34 +0200 schrieb Rafael Laboissiere:
> > > >
> > > > What name do you prefer for the new arch-indep package?
> > >
> > > octave3.X-common?
> > "Common" to what? Naming a package *-common makes sense when there are more
> > than one other packages that depend it. For instance, the mysql-client-5.0
> > and mysql-client-5.1 depend on mysql-common. This later contains the files
> > that are *_common_* to both versioned packages.
Only because the maintainers of the mercurial and the evolution packages got
confused, we should not do the same mistake :-)
The gimp package (arch-dep) depends on gimp-data (arch-indep).
"octave3.X-data" is perhaps a good choice for us. What do you think?
Anyway, the files in the following directory will go into the new package, I
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