[Fedora-packaging] Guidelines#DuplicateFiles clarification
a.badger at gmail.com
Sat Feb 14 22:50:25 UTC 2009
Ville Skyttä wrote:
> 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?
That's undesirable but is that what it means? I see a lot of cases
where we ship with README, COPYING, etc in one of a set of
package+subpackages and the other subpackages contain no documentation.
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