[Mageia-dev] php-smarty vs. php-Smarty

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Mon Jul 16 10:31:44 CEST 2012

'Twas brillig, and Oliver Burger at 16/07/12 09:28 did gyre and gimble:
> Am 16.07.2012 08:59, schrieb Oliver Burger:
>> But do you know, if there's software calling for the lowercase name?
>> So we do not fix it for some but break it for others.
> A thought that ocurred to me about this:
> We could rename those folders to the upper case (when Fedora and Suse do
> it that way and most other problems using smarty search for it) and
> provide a symlink to the lower case name so we don't break compatibility.
> We could mention in the README.urpmi that the lower case folder name is
> deprecated and will be removed in the future, so people do have some
> time to change it in their web applications.

This seems like the best solution overall.



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