Bug 404821 - Policy request - only have lower case package names
Policy request - only have lower case package names
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2007-11-29 13:35 EST by David Hart
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-29 15:25:07 EST
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Description David Hart 2007-11-29 13:35:52 EST
May I suggest that all packages in FC9 have all lower case names?

`yum list` is case insensitive but `yum install is not` While an "-i" switch in
yum would help, case sensitivity remains in RPM, it would be more consistent to
package everything in lower case. I can see no advantage, whatsoever, to
retaining the mixed case scheme of some source packages. It makes no sense to
retain neXtaw vs nextaw.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2007-11-29 15:25:07 EST
I'm deferring this - this would need to be brought through FESCo. Feel free to
propose it there.

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