[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: shared library -dev package naming proposal

* Junichi Uekawa (dancer@netfort.gr.jp) wrote:
> I'd like to propose, for new -dev packages, to 
> name -dev packages after their runtime library counterparts.

Uh, no?  The -dev packages have no need to match to a specific runtime
library and this just creates unnecessary work.

> This allows mechanically determining shared library 
> package and corresponding -dev package.

Eh?  How about you go a bit deeper into why that's necessary and how
that's not possible today?  What problem are you trying to solve with

> This was raised in the Shared library BOF @ Debconf5
> which was held this morning.

Clearly something's missing here 'cause you havn't provided any rational
for why this would be a good thing and honestly it certainly looks like
a bad thing(tm) to do to me.


Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: