Subject: Re: elinks 0.9
To: None <>
From: Bruce J.A. Nourish <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/04/2004 00:07:24
On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 06:39:21AM +0100, Michal Pasternak wrote:
> This is not a good practice to put version number in the name of the package.
> You could call it "elinks-devel", but heck, 0.9 is called a "stable"
> release, right?
> I suggest a different name. I'd not put "09" in the name (unless some
> pkgsrc-developer say it is okay)

This isn't outrageously helpful :-)

> >    If there is a demand, I'll make the Lua support conditional on
> >    a build flag.
> No, I think we can go without lua support (Python support is a must, but
> lua? Who cares... :))). Seriously speaking, you can create "elinks"
> including lua support and "elinks-nolua" without it.

I must confess that I don't like the idea of adding suffixes to 
packages to distinguish between different features. This is what build
flags are for.
Bruce J.A. Nourish <>