[vlc-devel] [PATCH v2 08/13] contrib: use consistent names between the package name and the extracted dir
robux4 at ycbcr.xyz
Fri Jul 10 15:04:23 CEST 2020
On 2020-07-10 14:12, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le jeudi 9 juillet 2020, 15:33:00 EEST Steve Lhomme a écrit :
>> The fact that all extracted targets can be addressed via $(PKG) is an
>> added bonus to this change.
> No. That can't work ever since there is mostly but *not* exactly a 1:1 mapping
> between packages and directories.
You always say "can't work" when people come up with patches that work.
That makes a lot of your patch reviews less trustworthy.
>> Right now the inconsistencies make it
>> impossible. And I don't see a good reason not to have consistency.
> There is a consistent rule that is mostly followed. Again, if there are cases
"*consistent* rule *mostly* followed". Thanks for the oxomoron.
> not following the rule, you can fix them, but that's not what this patch seems
> to do.
There is no written rule nor any consistent rule. The closest rule there
is to use a the target name, the same as the .target name. This is
exactly what I followed and what allows to address PKGS just like you
can address .PKGS and .sum-PKGS which is otherwise impossible since
there is no easy correspondence between the tarball name and the
.package and .sum-package name. So I am bring a missing consistency in
And since you mention some churn in the contrib directories, it's better
*NOT* to rely on the tarball names ever but use our consistent names. So
in the future if a target completely changes their output name, we still
have our own consistency.
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