Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/net/bittorrent
To: Michal Pasternak <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/06/2004 21:50:18
On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 05:13:09PM +0100, Michal Pasternak wrote:
>Jan Schaumann [Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 10:27:39AM -0500]:
>> We really should find a standard way or naming scheme for packages that
>> can work with and without X.  Some of our packages are called foo-nox,
>> other are called foo-x11, now we have foo-gui ...
>Some are even called -nox11 (edtors/xemacs-nox11).
>Also, we had foo-gui since some time as www/links-gui...
>* PKGNAME-gui when the package really provides a gui to some other program
>  (eg. as Marc's bittorent packages are, so this he named it consistent)
>* PKGNAME-nox when the package is mostly (commonly) used on X, and non-X
>  version should be an option - eg. xemacs and xemacs-nox (not "nox11",
>  "nox" is enough - IMO)
>* PKGNAME-x11 when it is just otherwise (package is commonly used in text
>  mode, x11 is an option) - for example, let's imagine package "traceroute"
>  and it's X11 version, called "traceroute-x11" or "xtraceroute"
> * bittorent IMO should be leaved as-is, it is consistently named
>* links-gui could be renamed to links-x11, as it doesn't really provide any
>  more gui, than text-based links has (imaginary links package using
>  framebuffer on Linux could be then named links-fb for example)
>* ... something more?

yeah.  mtr-gtk should be mtr-gui or mtr-x11, not mtr-gtk.  :)

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