cvs commit: ports/emulators/linux_base-c6 Makefile distinfo.i386 distinfo.i686 pkg-descr pkg-install pkg-message pkg-plist

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Sun Apr 22 15:28:09 UTC 2012


On Sun, 22 Apr 2012 14:58:41 +0000 Alexey Dokuchaev <danfe at FreeBSD.org>
wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 09:24:52AM +0000, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> > netchild    2012-04-22 09:24:52 UTC
> > 
> >   Modified files:
> >     emulators/linux_base-c6 Makefile pkg-descr pkg-install
> >                             pkg-message pkg-plist
> >   Added files:
> >     emulators/linux_base-c6 distinfo.i686
> >   Removed files:
> >     emulators/linux_base-c6 distinfo.i386
> >   Log:
> >   After repocopy (by marcus@) from linux_base-f10:
> >   
> >   Add linux_base-c6 port. This is a linux_base port based upon
> > CentOS 6. CentOS 6 is supported upstream (so far) until November
> > 30, 2020.
> 
> Why not name it `linux_base-centos6'?  Isn't `c6' a bit vague?
> (FWIW, `-fX' for Fedora is also probably not the best name.)

It was following the existing naming scheme (fedora-core was too long
for me back in the days when I was working on fcX). I don't object to
the longer names now, but everyone is used to the short ones now.

Bye,
Alexander.

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