VTK port naming conventions

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Wed Apr 15 07:12:56 PDT 2009

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Apr 14, 2009, at 19:02, Darren Weber wrote:
>> Note that Debian use the names "libvtk-*" to be explicit that VTK is a
>> library, but this is not the case in FreeBSD.
> We don't seem to have a standard for prefixing library port names with
> "lib" or not in MacPorts. Some do (libpng, libsdl), some don't (tiff,
> jpeg).

This is generally dictated by how upstream names the distfile, as the
default distname is ${name}-${version}.

- Josh

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