foo vs. foo+

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at
Sat Jul 21 14:07:17 UTC 2007

Am Samstag, den 21.07.2007, 09:47 +0200 schrieb Till Maas:
> On Saturday 21 July 2007 04:15:19 Christoph Wickert wrote:
> > Imagine there are two projects: foo and foo+. foo+ is a fork, a
> > different flavor of foo, but both offer the same functionality and are
> > compatible for other apps that sit on top of foo(+).
> >
> > Now both projects want to be included in fedora. First of all, both
> > packages need a Conflicts: foo conflicts foo+ and foo+ conflicts foo.
> Why do they need to conflict each other?

Because their files are conflicting. They are installing to the same


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