[Fedora-packaging] Guidelines#DuplicateFiles clarification

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Sat Feb 14 21:38:18 UTC 2009

On Saturday 14 February 2009, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:

> """
> A Fedora package must not list a file more than once in the spec file's
> %files listings.
> """

This would mean that tiny -common subpackages containing for example 
only "%doc README COPYING" and perhaps a common base dir and/or a common 
config file would have to be always created if a specfile creates two 
otherwise independent binary packages.  Is that really always desirable?

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