Patches Naming

Tushar Teredesai tushar at
Tue Jun 8 20:05:56 PDT 2004

Archaic wrote:

>On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 07:45:28AM -0500, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
>>There are lot of problems with this approach since the tarballs names do 
>>not neccessarily match the name of the project. Some examples:
>There are always exceptions to rules. That doesn't mean there shouldn't
>be any rules. I agree with the 3 examples you gave, but they are a very
>tiny minority and we can deal with minorities on a case-by-case basis.
The current naming scheme is consistent: 
$(official_pkg_name)-$(version)-$(name)-$(patch_version).patch. It is 
the same for *all* packages. The new naming scheme is not consistent for 
all packages.

Also, in the above sentence, I made a typo, I meant package instead of 

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