Application Packaging Developer's Guide

Defining a Package Name (NAME)

A package name is the full name of the package, which is defined by the NAME parameter in the pkginfo file.

Because system administrators often use package names to determine whether a package needs to be installed, writing clear, concise, and complete package names is important. Package names must meet the following criteria:

Here is an example package name defined in a pkginfo file:

NAME=Chip designers need CAD application software to design
abc chips.  Runs only on xyz hardware and is installed in the
usr partition.