[Fedora-packaging] Use of conflicts in package splitups
Tom "spot" Callaway
tcallawa at redhat.com
Thu Sep 6 14:32:11 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 10:04 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> 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
Agreed, this is fine because you're explicitly conflicting with an older
version of the package from whence these bits originally lived.
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