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

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Tue Feb 21 13:30:44 UTC 2006

On Mon, 20 Feb 2006, Orion Poplawski wrote:

> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> On Mon, 2006-02-20 at 06:39 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
>>> Orion Poplawski wrote:
>>>> Is there an easy way to find conflicts before packaging?
>>> Not that I'm aware. 
>> It's close to impossible, because man page conflicts normally occur at
>> installation time, due to parallel installations of alternative
>> implementations (or badly designed packages).
> I was hoping for some repoquery magic....  Anyone?

Well you can pass a list of files to repoquery to see if they match. Eg 
something like
repoquery -f `rpm -qpd <yourpackage.rpm>`

If you get matches, you have a conflict - or at least a potential 

 	- Panu -

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