[aur-general] Changes in Arch packaging standards

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Fri Dec 6 04:59:55 EST 2013

On 06.12.2013 10:45, Sergej Pupykin wrote:
> At Fri, 06 Dec 2013 09:42:11 +0001,
> Maxime Gauduin <alucryd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would change that rule a bit, because wxgtk is a special case. The 
>> 2.9 branch is a devel branch, keeping wxgtk for the stable branch and 
>> adding a suffix for the devel branch makes sense. Speaking of wxgtk, 
>> now that 3.0.0 is out, we will most likely need to get rid of wxgtk29 
>> and create a legacy wxgtk28 package.
>> Anyway, imho the rule should be: use plain name for the latest stable 
>> release, and add the appropriate suffix (usually 1 or 2 digits) for any 
>> other release.
> I prefer leave all things as is without any new rules. There are
> packages that have multiple stable branches.

I went ahead and proposed a new rule because I also think this should be
in the guidelines:


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