[Fedora-packaging] Conflicts Draft Proposal

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Tue Dec 5 20:02:30 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 20:55 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le mardi 05 décembre 2006 à 13:22 -0600, Tom 'spot' Callaway a écrit :
> > The example is poor in that aspect. If you assume that foo-game needs
> > bar, but will not work with older versions of bar (this is the normal
> > case), then the example holds. I'll update the wording to reflect this.
> Please also make sure your proposal covers the case explained there :
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-packaging/2006-November/msg00026.html

I think the rationale presented there for Conflicts use is OK.

Again, the policy is "No use of Conflicts: without good reason". If you
have a good reason, we'll approve it, you document it in the spec, and
we all move on. :)


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