[Fedora-packaging] Use of conflicts in package splitups

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Thu Sep 6 14:04:15 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 15:05 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Conflicts says:
> | If you find yourself in a situation where you feel that your package has to
> | conflict with another package (either explicitly or implicitly), but does
> | not fit the documented accepted cases above, then you need to make your case
> | to the Fedora Packaging Committee.
> I guess here is such a case:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=266261
> knm_new-fonts was split up from fonts-japanese, therefore it conflicts with an 
> older version for fonts-japanese. I have also two review requests (vbetool 
> and radeontool), that are splitups from pm-utils, do they need to conflict 
> with the old version of pm-utils, too?

These sound like reasonable uses of conflicts to me


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