[Fedora-packaging] Packaging clarification regarding bash-completion scripts
ffesti at redhat.com
Tue Feb 24 09:46:59 UTC 2009
Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> For those cases, 2 approaches exist:
> 1) let all packages which provide such a plugin own the directory, they
> install a plugin/add-on to (This is the approach, which is being applied
> for packaging perl-modules)
> This approach, however is only functional when all packages providing
> such "plugins/add-ons" obey such a convention.
> 2) split out the plugin/add-on package into a separate package and let
> this spit-out package depend on the "base-package".
There is a third possible approach:
Split out the plugin dir into a separate package and let
plugin/add-on packages depend on it.
> However, both approaches, are only fully functional when all packages
> providing such "plugins/add-ons" obey such conventions.
This stays true for all possible approaches.
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