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Re: PKGNAME/directory name case guidance

* On 2022-03-26 at 02:54 GMT, David Holland wrote:

On Fri, Mar 25, 2022 at 10:51:41AM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:

> Suggestions on what to do with these two packages?  (Please note,
> renaming now will make additional problems on case-insensitive file
> systems as long as we keep using CVS.)

It ain't broke, don't fix it.

(We do have a long-standing policy of not renaming packages just for
arbitrary cleanup, or even if they're clearly in the wrong category,
and this is worse than that because it will break CVS trees.)

Agreed, renaming does nothing but break things. One other thing it breaks, to add to the list, is anyone using pkgin export/import to upgrade from an older release, or any other tool that takes a list of PKGPATH as input (I think pkg_chk does too?).

Just Say No.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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