kai at samba.org
Thu Jul 17 07:45:44 MDT 2014
On 2014-07-17 05:13, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
>>>>> Can you rename it to something with a more obvious name? "p3" doesn't
>>>>> mean anything to me. Perhaps "lib/external" ?
>>>> lib_3p stands for "Libraries, Third Party." "external" is a bit too vague
>>>> for this use. I really want an exact meaning.
>>> In that case, what about just naming it lib/third_party or
>>> lib/3rd_party ?
>> lib/ is for the first party libraries.
> It's for both, at least not at the moment.
> If you'd like to change that, and have the third party stuff somewhere
> else, can we please call that "third_party/" ? "Libraries" is also
> a misleading name since some of the third party stuff we bundle are
> things like Python modules.
To be honest, I don't care much about lib/ or not, but _3p was
drastically non-obvious to me. The subject looked like the patches were
about a possibly vendor-specific file system or the like (storage
products like 3par would come to mind).
It's not like the few extra characters cost a lot of bandwidth :)
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