[users] Circular obsoletes between Dries and FE6 rrdtool Perl bindings

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Dec 5 21:52:26 CET 2006


Dag Wieers wrote:

> If you think you can pour some sense into the Fedora packagers, feel free 
> to try. Also ask them why they use mixed case for the following new 
> packages (against their own packaging guidelines). Introducing new 
> incompatibilities all the time.

In most of these cases, the mixed case names were those chosen by 
upstream.  Packaging simply followed suit.

Now, creating a new (sane) packaging policy that mandates lower case 
package names would make a lot of sense.

-- Rex



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