[TYPO3-core] TYPO3 package naming

Dmitry Dulepov dmitry.dulepov at gmail.com
Thu May 26 17:03:37 CEST 2011


netz-haut - stephan seitz wrote:
> I'd really like to know, which genius came up with the idea of renaming of dummy-$VERSION packages (and contained base-directory) to blankpackage-$VERSION
> Maybe there *could* be a reason for this in new versions like 4.6.x, but for existing versions this is needless and useless. Moreover, everyone who does some installation automation will have to change a very simple rule to some weird database driven model, just to get the correct spelling of packages dependend on the respective revision.
> Sorry, but I consider this the most useless and annoying change I've seen the last decade.

I would prefer if it stayed "dummy" as it always was. The change because of 
the change is never good.

Does anybody know the reason why this was changed?

Dmitry "itoldyou" Dulepov
TYPO3 core&security team member
E-mail: dmitry.dulepov at typo3.org
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