Package name separators

Miles Bader miles at lsi.nec.co.jp
Tue Jul 25 00:54:08 PDT 2000


Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> FWIW, Debian has used [an underscore] to seperate the packagename,
> version and architecture for ages.

Right, I know.  My question is why doesn't the LSB use underscores,
since hyphens (as the LSB docs currently seem to specify) seem more
annoying.

What does RPM use?

-Miles

p.s. Is the best place to post a question like this?  The response has
     not been, um, overwhelming...
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