foo vs. foo+
nphilipp at redhat.com
Sat Jul 21 20:24:54 UTC 2007
On Sat, 2007-07-21 at 16:07 +0200, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> 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
They should use alternatives.
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