[Development] UDS feedback
oswald.buddenhagen at nokia.com
Tue May 22 15:59:12 CEST 2012
On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 01:44:36PM +0200, ext Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On terça-feira, 22 de maio de 2012 11.16.31, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 08:32:31AM -0700, ext Girish Ramakrishnan wrote:
> > > It would be nice if we can make things simpler for all distros by
> > > renaming our tools.
> > >
> > > What do we gain from keeping the same name for all our tools across
> > > major versions?
> > we don't complicate our own release process with a downstream issue.
> > we don't complicate things for non-distro users.
> Aren't the two statements contradictory?
> if we don't complicate things for non-distro users, then it stands to reason
> that we want to facilitate for distro users. Then we do care about a
> downstream issue.
changing the names of the executables complicates life for everyone,
including distro [package] users. for the latter it just happens to be
the lesser evil.
> > also, we are not going to call our tools moc-qt5, etc., as that's just
> > ugly. as many distros do just that, so we would break their "standard"
> > anyway.
> I agree it's ugly, but it is what Linux users are likely to find. Should we not
> standardise on that?
there is a tad more out there than linux ...
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