[aur-general] docker v. docker

Ike Devolder ike.devolder at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 05:56:44 EST 2013

On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 03:24:37AM +0100, Sébastien Luttringer wrote:
> On 26/11/2013 16:00, Jerome Leclanche wrote:
> > extra/docker is currently a very old system tray app for openbox2,
> > kde3 and gnome2. It hasn't been updated in a very, very long time.
> > 
> > docker (https://www.docker.io/) on the other hand, is a widely used
> > and current container solution. As of 0.7, it's now available on all
> > distributions (previously was only available on ubuntu).
> > 
> > There will be a naming conflict between the two very soon. I would be
> > in favour of renaming extra/docker preemptively since it hasn't been
> > updated in a decade.
> I ping'ed Daniel about his feeling on this. He's the maintainer. I'm
> currently looking to docker for addition to community. Probably
> docker-io, to stay in touch with fedora.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
> https://www.seblu.net
> GPG: 0x2072D77A

We should go for 'docker' or 'lxc-docker', 'docker-io' seems a bad
choice to me, and we don't have to be on par with fedora in any way.

originally the docker people chose to use lxc-docker for their ubuntu
ppa, since this name is chosen by the docker people it looks like a good

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