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Use a consistent app naming strategy across non-stable channels #17680
Description of the Change
This change makes the naming of the Atom application consistent across all non-stable channels (Beta, Nightly, Dev) to simplify the logic of scripts which consume these channels (like
The only real impact this change has is that the .app file that's created from a
This issue originally came up when @smashwilson found that the
Special case the dev channel to be called "Atom" and not "Atom Dev". I'm fine with doing this if folks think it's a better approach.
Why Should This Be In Core?
It's part of the Atom build process.
Consistent naming for non-stable channel builds, easier to predict what the app name will be without special casing.
Breaking some existing workflows, but not terribly likely and easy to fix if so.
smashwilson left a comment
...what I might do is use a bash alias to map
One thing that I kept was the behavior of how Atom installs