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Re: RFC: yum-metadata-parser -- A fast metadata parser for YUM

On Sat, Aug 04, 2007 at 12:33:37PM +0200, "Adam Cécile (Le_Vert)" wrote:
> Pierre Habouzit a écrit :
> >On Sat, Aug 04, 2007 at 01:06:55AM +0200, "Adam Cécile (Le_Vert)" 
> >wrote:
> >  
> >>Hi mentors,
> >>
> >>I'm working on a package which provides a python module to build sqlite
> >>metadatas databases for RPM repository.
> >>
> >>It's usefull to create a RPM package repository on a Debian system with
> >>'createrepo'.
> >>
> >>However, upstream call this software yum-metadata-parser but the python
> >>module name is 'sqlitecachec'.
> >>
> >>I really don't know what binary package name should I choose...
> >>    
> >
> >  the python policy (that you should read before considering to package
> >it) mandates python-sqlitecachec
> >
> >  
> Which is really confusing... Who could guess a package named sqlitecachec 
> is related to rpm repositories metadatas ?

  Why would you care ? The question people want to answer is "what
package do I need to fulfill the availability of: import foo", Answer:

  The people who want to know that it is related to rmp repositories
metadata will do: apt-cache search rpm metadata and as you'll have the
proper description for your package, they'll find it as well.

  If you name your package otherwise, people won't be able to answer the
first question anymore. You see, people that wrote the policy have not
done inconsiderate things.
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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