Name package

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Name package

Postby tele1234567891 » Sun Dec 28, 2014 11:36 am

Hi!
- Is it possible to ask for a change package name?

For example, when I'm looking wxWidgets ,
- from website is wxWidgets
- downloaded wxWidgets source code
- in repository is probably I have libwxgtku3.0_0 , wxgtk ...

This can be lib for libs, but I don't understand why part linux distribution changed name to ... wxgtk ...
where whole name is wxWidgets.
Why this can not be wxwidgetsgtk or wxwidgets-gtk ?

This is not problem, but when I'm lookinkg for example wxwidgets I see for example wxgtk and
I do big eyes where is wxwidgets

- Why I post here ?
From https://www.wxwidgets.org/downloads/ is link to http://codelite.org/LiteEditor/WxWidgets30Binaries#toc2
where packages have name for example:

wx-base-unicode wx-base-unicode-devel wx-gtk2-unicode
wx-gtk2-unicode-devel wx-gtk2-unicode-gl wx-i18n


Why not ?
wxwidgets-base-unicode wxwidgets-base-unicode-devel wxwidgets-gtk2-unicode
wxwidgets-gtk2-unicode-devel wxwidgets-gtk2-unicode-gl wxwidgets-i18n

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Re: Name package

Postby tierra » Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:55 pm

It's just a convenient, shorter naming scheme, and actually, wxWidgets doesn't entirely control the package name used with most linux distributions.


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