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Re: Naming (Re: Unified packages. )



On Mon, Aug 21, 2000 at 12:37:13PM -0400, Chris Coleman wrote:
> > How do you want to make sure that all FTP servers have exactly that
> > structure?
> 
> One of the new features is going to have to be a top level "make
> packages" that builds all the packages in the entire collection.  

That doesn't stop a FTP admin from setting up an "optimized" directory
structure.

> Somehow we have to encode the OS, Release version, and Arch into the
> package.

I agree. And in my opinion it should be the filename.

> With a download directory structure, its fine to leave it out of
> the name.

That won't buy you anything for e.g. search engines like FTP search.

	Kind agree

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Matthias Scheler                            http://www.sighardstrasse.de/~tron/

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