[Monetdb-developers] M5 conf file....

Sjoerd Mullender sjoerd at acm.org
Wed Jan 17 14:28:55 CET 2007

On 2007-01-17 14:17, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 17-01-2007 14:12:41 +0100, Romulo Goncalves wrote:
>> Fabian Groffen wrote:
>>> On 17-01-2007 13:48:59 +0100, Romulo Goncalves wrote:
>>>> Romulo Goncalves wrote:
>>>>> Dear developers,
>>>>> The M5 is now in source forge with the name MonetDB5.
>>>>> It would be nice to have MonetDB5.conf instead of monet5.conf
>>>> instead of monetdb5.conf
>>> A convention in the UNIX/Linux world is to use lowercase.  I'd like to
>>> stick to that convention.  It is my wish that all MonetDB "instances"
>>> get replaced by monetdb some day, such that you end up with paths like
>>> /var/lib/monetdb/, /var/log/monetdb/, etc.
>> If this change will happen then I will agree with monetdb5.conf
>> I want to have the conf and my paths with the name of the package.
>> It could have been done before the move to source forge, we just lost a 
>> good opportunity.
> Time, unfortunately is scarce for me.  So if you feel you can do the
> job, I'd be glad to see the de-lowercasing of the MonetDB product

I think you're saying the exact opposite of what you want.

> family.  That is, to its full extent.

As to Romulo, check out the -d flag to cvs checkout (i.e. cvs checkout
-d ...).  Alternatively, go to the directory where you checked out
MonetDB5 and do
mv MonetDB5 monetdb5

Sjoerd Mullender

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