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|Title:||Consistent Gentoo tool naming scheme|
|Author:||Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz at gentoo.org>,|
|Created:||16 March 2004|
This GLEP proposes to create a more consistent, logical and usable naming scheme for Gentoo-specific configuration and update tools. It proposes changing the scheme to gentoo-config-<toolname> and gentoo-update-<toolname>.
The author notes that this GLEP "needs significant work", which is unlikely to occur until either winter vacation or next summer. Marking as deferred for the time being.
A consistent prefix on these tools will allow users to easily find them on the system by merely entering "gentoo-<tab><tab>" for a complete listing or "gentoo-config-<tab><tab>" or "gentoo-update-<tab><tab>" to get a listing of @@ -87,8 +329,8 @@ reads a portage log of installed files for a package. Revamping the naming scheme would enable users to find these tools more easily.
The following packages and tools are affected (gentoo- prefix removed for ease of reading, current name follows suggested name):
@@ -109,8 +351,8 @@ sys-apps/baselayout -> config-rc (rc-update)
Three primary options were presented for the naming scheme:
To ensure a smooth transition, a wrapper script will be provided in the old location. This wrapper will print a warning, sleep 5 seconds, then run the tool from its new location. The wrapper script should be provided for the next @@ -146,21 +388,22 @@ new ebuilds. They will run in one more ebuild beyond removal of the wrapper script.