[csw-maintainers] Packaging gems and package naming conventions

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Tue Oct 26 19:07:08 CEST 2010

Philip Brown <phil at bolthole.com> writes:

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

There are users and users. Some of them are a little bit more
sophisticated that what you imagine...

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