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Re: [openstack-dev] trove is already a source package in Debian and a Python module in PyPi

On Oct 1, 2013, at 6:45 AM, Thomas Goirand wrote:

> Hi,
> I have just found out that there's already a source package called
> "trove" in Debian:
> http://packages.debian.org/source/sid/trove
> Lucky, I don't think it will clash with OpenStack trove since it
> produces libtrove-java* .deb files, though that's quite annoying. The
> source package for OpenStack Trove will have to be called something like
> openstack-trove, which isn't nice.
> Also, in PyPi, there is:
> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/TroveClient
> which would clash with python-troveclient. This pypi module was uploaded
> more than a year ago. Since I have already uploaded python-troveclient
> (currently waiting in the FTP master's NEW queue), OpenStack troveclient
> will be in Sid, but if some day, someone wants to upload TroveClient
> from http://dev.yourtrove.com, then we have a problem.
> So, I am really questioning the choice of "Trove" as a name for the
> DBaaS in OpenStack. I think it is a pretty bad move. :(
> Is it too late to fix this?

Well this sucks. Im not sure im a fan of renaming it because of the previous existence of a package. Renaming is not fun. Ill let the more experienced openstack peoples help decide on this...

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