[csw-maintainers] Packaging gems and package naming conventions

Philip Brown phil at bolthole.com
Tue Oct 26 18:29:26 CEST 2010

On 10/23/10, Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
> Hi Phil,


>> - means maintainers might have to occasionally do a little extra
>> searching... ONE TIME,
>>   until then they put in the dependency lines, and then they'll know
>> where to go from then on.
> - this search has to be done *by every user* who wants to install the
>    package

users dont tend to choose to install the packages we're talking about.
They just install actual user-level software, which happens to pull in the
stupidly-ugly-long::we-love-modules::Cause-its-cool named dependancies.

Users install "bacula" or "lighttpd" or "firefox".

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