Re: Large-scale java policy violations
Sorry for the large cc, but it is about time that debian had a unified policy
on these package names.
On Sat, 15 Sep 2001, Ben Burton wrote:
> Okay. Note that java policy states that "Libraries packages must be named
I think the java policy is wrong. Why should java be any different than any
other interpeted language, when naming packages?
In fact, I see variations in python, perl, and java. This is what I would
like to see:
Where name is the upstream name, appropriately named for the package.
> Below we see an approximate list of all java library packages available in
> debian. One observes that more than *half* of them are named
> instead of "lib-XXX-java". We even see libpgjava with no dashes
> Does this bother anyone else but me?
Yes, it does, but not for the same reason.
> bab@espresso:~> apt-cache pkgnames lib | grep -e java$ | sort