Standard package names (was: Re: Packaging and installation)
wichert at cistron.nl
Wed Oct 25 09:36:47 PDT 2000
Previously Dan Kegel wrote:
> Presumably, packages that are part of all minimal conforming distributions
> should be named the same. LSB should specify those package names.
> The initial set of names should be as close to current practice as possible.
> This sounds like a small, reasonable task. Is it?
The best we can do (at least in the near future) is define a set of packages
that declare a form of LSB conformancy. So a package like "fsg-fhs" will
mean that if it is installed the system has everything that the fhs states.
Versioned dependencies can be used of course.
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