[Fedora-packaging] Directory draft (was Re: Triggers just to avoid unowned directories?)

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Wed Sep 2 16:11:08 UTC 2009

On 09/02/2009 05:47 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Michel Alexandre Salim (michael.silvanus at gmail.com) said:
>>>> Multi-ownership seems *far* preferable to me than using triggers to
>>>> move files around, or moving a prelink-specific directory to the base
>>>> filesystem package.
>>> Then the guidelines should be fixed to create less confusion over the
>>> matter.
>> Another precedence is with bash-completion -- the consensus is for
>> packages that provide completion scripts to own /etc/bash_completion.d
> OK, I've written up the following, which should be more clear:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BillNottingham/DirectoryDraft
> Comments?

This proposal goes into the right direction. However I find it somewhat 
confusing, because it doesn't mention the actual rationales/motivations 
for when to apply "multiple owners" or "package deps"

(The rationale is strict and permanent package hierarchies
vs. "no or varying hierarchies")


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