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Re: AC_INIT translates PACKAGE to lower case

From: Dan Kegel
Subject: Re: AC_INIT translates PACKAGE to lower case
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 11:43:13 -0800

Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On the opposite side, all automake+autoconf based packages applying
> mixed case package names have the potential to be be affected. Those
> which additionally apply gettext would almost for sure be affected.
> A rough estimate from grep-ing the package names of the >2000 packages
> of the Linux distribution I am using shows < 200 to be using mixed case
> package names (w/ ~140 perl-packages among them). Not all of them will
> be using autotools, so not many will remain here.

It's very obnoxious to dictate that package names must be lowercase.
- Dan

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