[Development] UDS feedback

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue May 22 13:44:36 CEST 2012

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.

> 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?

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
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