Mass git migration
daniel at freedesktop.org
Thu Jun 29 04:58:09 PDT 2006
On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 11:08:34PM -0400, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> Finally, there's the issue of naming, prefixes and postfixes. Looking
> at the modules that have already been converted, it looks like
> libraries have (re-) gained a 'lib' prefix (xorg-lib-libXrandr) and
> proto modules are now lowercase with 'proto' suffixes
> (xorg-proto-damageproto). There was a fair bit of discussion about
> naming during the modularization process and what's in CVS now is what
> was agreed on. I haven't seen any reasoning for adding this
> redundancy to the module names, plus it'd be a pain to support in the
> script. So the script doesn't do that, and I'm suggesting we should
> rename the few git repositories that have been converted. Note that
> while changing git history is practically infeasible, just changing a
> repo name isn't a big deal.
The module name is, in the libXrandr case, 'libxrandr'. /xorg/lib is
just extraneous path information. Having the tarball name as the module
name seems to be relatively sensible to me.
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