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Name package

Posted: Sun Dec 28, 2014 11:36 am
by tele1234567891
- 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 is link to
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

Re: Name package

Posted: Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:55 pm
by tierra
It's just a convenient, shorter naming scheme, and actually, wxWidgets doesn't entirely control the package name used with most linux distributions.