[GRASS5] Package name convention - was: Re: [GRASSLIST:311] Re: Source packages

Jan-Oliver Wagner jan at intevation.de
Thu Jun 19 11:16:28 EDT 2003

On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 05:01:45PM +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> [moved to developers list]
> Dear developers,
> below is a proposal for a modified name convention of GRASS source
> packages.
> Should we follow below suggestion?

my recommendation is grass-5.0.2.tar.gz,
ie. $name-$version.tar.gz
where version is always a triplet, but could also look like
5.1.0pre1 pr 5.2.0rc1
[which implicates my proposal on how to name pre-releases and
release candidates - well, pretty common in the Free Software

Using the suffix 'src' indeed is quite useless.
Instead, binaries should have some suffixes (which must indicate
the platform anyway).

Jan-Oliver Wagner               http://intevation.de/~jan/

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