[aur-requests] [PRQ#5834] Merge Request for python-git

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Fri Jul 15 06:56:15 UTC 2016

On 2016-07-14 22:15, Andrea Scarpino wrote:
> On Thursday, 14 July 2016 12:23:06 CEST Carl George wrote:
>> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Python_package_guidelines#Package_namin
>> g
>> "For Python 3 libraries, use python-modulename. For applications, use the
>> program name. In either case, the package name should be entirely
>> lowercase."
>> The module name is "git", thus the package name should be "python-git". 
>> Feel free to disagree with me, but I'm going to keep maintaining my package
>> regardless.  Don't merge it.
> Ah, I missed the python package guidelines.
> I will file a delete request for my package and I'll notify other maintainers 
> that are currently using python-gitpython to use python-git instead.
> Thank you!

You import 'git' in Python, but the module name is clearly GitPython. I
don't see any reason to have it named 'python-git'. This is completely
misleading with VCS packages, thus 'python-gitpython' makes more sense
to me.

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