[Mageia-dev] mariadb

Anssi Hannula anssi at mageia.org
Sat Dec 17 16:14:52 CET 2011

On 17.12.2011 15:59, Oliver Burger wrote:
> Am Samstag, 17. Dezember 2011, 15:45:42 schrieb Anssi Hannula:
>> +1 for not naming it as libmariadb18 if it actually contains
>> libmysqlclient.so.18.
> But mariadb is not mysql, it's a kind of fork of mysql.
> We don't call libreoffice openoffice and we don't call Mageia Mandriva, do we?

Fair points.

IMHO library packages should still be primarily named after the library
they contain, regardless of project name.

But indeed we have no clear policy regarding that, making it kind of
maintainer decision.

Anssi Hannula

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