[Fedora-packaging] Guidelines#DuplicateFiles clarification

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 18:14:37 UTC 2009

Michael Schwendt wrote:
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#DuplicateFiles:
>> A Fedora package must not contain any duplicate files in the %files
>> listing.
> What exactly does that refer to?
> Only the rpmbuild "warning: File listed twice ..."?
> Or actual files included in multiple %files sections for (sub-)packages?
> The latter is not detected by rpmbuild.
I'm not quite sure of the scope of the question or of the answer.  My
interpretation is that this is for a single file listed in the %file(s)
section of a package and its sub-packages more than once.

Files duplicated between distinct SRPM's would be part of the Conflicts
Guideline instead.


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