[Fedora-packaging] Re: PLEASE HELP - We need a policy for preventing man page name conflicts

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Feb 20 13:06:04 UTC 2006

Rex Dieter wrote:
> Orion Poplawski wrote:
>> Many packages provide man3 (and other) man pages with generic names. 
>> The case in question in ncarg-devel and allegro-devel which both 
>> provide man3/line.3.gz.  So, what do we do?
>> - rename to something like <package>_<manpage>?  

>> Do we always do this? Only if a file conflicts?

> Yep.

Oops, ambiguous answer.  Yep, rename for the latter case (only for 

-- Rex

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