extension of lsb packages

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Mon Mar 4 14:26:53 PST 2002


> Let me backup and correct myself.  The LSB specifies an 
> "lsb-" prefix for the
> package name ("Name" specified inside the RPM .spec 
> configuration file), not the
> RPM file name itself.  So, for application "foo" we have the foo.spec
> configuration file with the package name defined as 
> "lsb-foo".  The user would
> install "foo.rpm", but would see "lsb-foo" in the system's 
> software registry.

Fine, but isn't there a widespread convention that the
package name serve as the base of the file name?
 




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