Mass git migration

Daniel Stone daniel at
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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