Re: Package Name Choice
On Sat, Aug 07, 2004 at 01:59:33AM +0200, Nico Golde wrote:
> Hello Christoffer,
> * Christoffer Sawicki <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004-08-07 01:38]:
> > I'm packaging GTK-Qt Theme Engine  and have a question about the naming of
> > the binary package. The name is currently gtk2-engines-gtk-qt which is sort
> > of right since the package contains a GTK2 theme engine. However, it's not a
> > standard theme engine since it depends on Qt for its drawing and is
> > configured through KControl.
> > Do you think the package name should be gtk-qt-engine or gtk2-engines-gtk-qt?
> > Please CC me, I'm not on the list.
> >  http://www.freedesktop.org/Software/gtk-qt
> just take the name the upstream does.
I would *never* blindly trust upstream to choose a name that is sane for
Debian. The upstream name (gtk-qt) is particularly poor in this case.
You win again, gravity!