[Pkg-fonts-devel] fonts-arkpandora: Re: Claiming the ownership as part of pkg-fonts

Vasudev Kamath kamathvasudev at gmail.com
Sat Aug 24 05:19:00 UTC 2013

Hi Fabian,

On 09:56 Thu 22 Aug     , Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> Hey Vasudev,
> Am Donnerstag, den 22.08.2013, 11:39 +0530 schrieb Vasudev Kamath: 
> > 1. Source package named in same way as upstream
> > 2. Only binary package will be named to have fonts- prefix
> I am against this for two reasons:
> 1) Upstream names may vary greatly. For the font at hand the upstream
> tarball is even called ttf-arkpandora, which is the exact name that we
> decided against in the font package naming policy. Following upstreams
> potentially random naming decisions would negotiate the *ordering* of
> binary package names - that we aimed for by introducing the font package
> naming policy - on the source package level.
> 2) For source packages that only build one binary package, I generally
> consider it best practise that both have the same name. Since we already
> have a policy for the name of the binary package, IMHO the source
> package name should be made to follow.

Done I think we can clarify this in the font package naming policy. Btw
is it there some where on wiki.d.o?

> > I'm okay with last 2 changes but not the changes related to CDBS I
> > will fix this myself. Also if you see having same name as upstream
> > name for source package I'm okay with your changes.
> I agree packaging style is a personal choice. If you fixed the typo in
> copyright and the installation of the fontconfig file, I'll be
> satisfied. ;)
> > Sorry for late reply as I was travelling and was not having internet connection.
> Never mind, nice to hear from you!

All other issues fixed and package pushed repo. Love to see if there is
any other improvement suggestions from your side.

Vasudev Kamath
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