[csw-maintainers] Packaging gems and package naming conventions

Philip Brown phil at bolthole.com
Mon Oct 18 20:54:06 CEST 2010

On 10/18/10, Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
>> Remember, our version string is now extra long too, so software name
>> and package name need to be kept short to compensate for that.
> This doesn't help on packaging e.g. Perl modules. Having
> catalogname != CPAN upstream name is a *real* burden, IMHO
> much larger than having a couple of long lines.

but you already "fixed" this, by agreeing that the description field
(and possibly also some other field I forget) would have the official
upstream full CPAN name.

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