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Re: How about some uniformity in doc names

> At 23:47 +0200 1999-10-11, Piotr Roszatycki wrote:
> >Maybe should the policy told about libraries, too?
> >The common naming scheme is 'lib*', but there are 'xlib6g' and 'zlib1g'
> >which broke this convention.

On Mon, Oct 11, 1999 at 03:17:29PM -0700, Joel Klecker wrote:
> policy already knows about libraries, the two packages you cite are 
> examples of packages named wrongly, but it is currently not possible 
> to smoothly rename them due to the lack of versioned provides in dpkg.

Is there a problem in this case with the technique of using an unversioned
provides and a versioned conflicts?


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