[Pkg-xfce-devel] package names question

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Sun Sep 4 10:52:37 UTC 2005

On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 03:35:37PM +0300, Jani Monoses wrote:
> was the subject of having all packages prefixed with xfce4- discussed?
> xfcalendar, xfprint4 and others do not fall into this category.
> It would definitely avoid future namespace conflicts but would also
> ease automating actions on the packages. I see that in netbsd at least
> they are named like that.

Sorry for the lack of a reply for so long.  What's the benefit to us
though?  I think it's easier for our users if they are named the same as
upstream so that apt-cache search replies appropriately.


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