[Slackbuilds-users] /usr/share/ package subdirectories: to version ID suffix or not?

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Tue Jan 11 18:20:26 UTC 2011

On Tue, 11 Jan 2011 23:01:07 +0530
<SlackBuilds at catcons.co.uk> wrote:

> Hello  :-)
> Listing the package sub-directories of /usr/share shows the great
> majority named simply by their packages and a few suffixed with their
> version identifiers.  Is this something SlackBuilds could usefully
> standardise -- to use or not to use version suffixes?  

We do what upstream does unless there's a compelling reason to
change it (and things will still work after the change).

A "standard" is great right up to the point where implementing
it breaks stuff.  :-)

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