[arch-dev-public] [RFC] Python 3.3.0 and PEP 394

Florian Pritz bluewind at xinu.at
Thu Sep 13 16:27:58 EDT 2012

On 13.09.2012 22:03, Rashif Ray Rahman wrote:
> On 14 September 2012 02:18, Sébastien Luttringer <seblu at seblu.net> wrote:
>> We also have python libraries not prefixed by python- (e.g: pyalpm,
>> pycups, pygtk, etc), I think we should also update with
>> pkgbase=pygtk
>> pkgname=(python-gtk python2-gtk)
> That breaks common knowledge and conventional project names. This
> happened with pyqt:
> python2-qt
> python-qt
> Those look absolutely nothing like 'PyQt', which is the project name.
> We worked around this for a while using 'PyQt:' in the description so
> that it'd come up in searches for 'pyqt'. You could also provide for
> it in both, but that would still be a workaround.


The little bit of redundancy (python-py) isn't too bad IMHO and it's a
clear naming scheme without special cases.

Florian Pritz

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