[Fedora-packaging] PHP packaging policy notes

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Fri Jun 30 22:41:20 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-30 at 14:48 -0700, Christopher Stone wrote:
> There are going to be many pear packages which share a directory such
> as Auth/ or Image/ or Net/ etc.
> The simple rule of thumb in this case is that if there is no clear
> heirarchy of directory ownership, then all packages must own that
> directory.
> This should be added to the PHP packaging guidelines since this goes
> against the Fedora Extras guidelines which state that the package must
> not own files or directories owned by other packages.

Instead of adding it to the PHP packaging guideline, the directory
ownership rule should be clarified in the main guideline.

Tom "spot" Callaway: Red Hat Technical Team Lead || GPG ID: 93054260
Fedora Extras Steering Committee Member (RPM Standards and Practices)
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