[csw-maintainers] Change python modules catalog names to have a py_ prefix (instead of just py)?

Philip Brown phil at bolthole.com
Wed Sep 23 22:43:08 CEST 2009

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 1:35 PM, Philip Brown <phil at bolthole.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 1:37 AM, Sebastian Kayser <skayser at opencsw.org> wrote:
>> Resuming the pyyaml example: pyyaml is a library (python modules only),
>> thus the software name would be py_yaml. This is similar to Debian's
>> policy [1], just that they prefix module packages with "python-". In
>> their case, pyyaml is packaged as python-yaml [2].

As an interesting contrast,both Gentoo and Ubuntu seem to package it
as "pyyaml" :-)

Eerm.. and debian does too?

or at least.. it has a "source package" named "pyyaml".. but a "binary
package" named "python-yaml" ?!!!

that's just insane. Stop the insanity please :-)

pyyaml is a well-known exception to the usual py_ convention

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