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Re: gnustep-libs-gui ? (Re: wip/libs-gui (Re: top breaking package: gnustep-gui
I think it is the same upstream (the GNUstep project). They
reorganized their git repositories and now see the org name as a kind
of prefix for the name of the package.
On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 4:53 PM Greg Troxel <gdt%lexort.com@localhost> wrote:
> Makoto Fujiwara <makoto%ki.nu@localhost> writes:
> > I've got the comment in irc as
> > why not gnustep-libs-gui ?
> > My response is:
> > Rename or use old (existing) name ?
> > Upstream did not explicitly explain as rename.
> > That is one of my favor of using old name.
> I think the questions are:
> is the new package, in terms of contents, just an upgrade to the old
> one? In other words, if it had the usual name, could it have been
> released by the original upstream?
> is the original upstream non-functional?
> does the new upstream see itself as a continuation fork?
> does the rest of the world see the new upstream as a (the?) continuation fork?
> why did the new upstream change the name?
> is the name change reasoning explained in the new upstream's README,
> including guidance for packagers?
> if not, what happens if you file a bug with the new upstream that the
> name change is not explained?
> I will have a look in a bit; the wip server is not reachable from me
> this minute.
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