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

Christopher Aillon caillon at redhat.com
Wed Sep 2 19:59:31 UTC 2009

On 09/02/2009 09:03 AM, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-09-02 at 11:47 -0400, 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?
> I think it would be good to expand this to include some guidance on
> -filesystem packages and when they are an appropriate solution.

Especially since one of the examples cited solves this by way of a 
-filesystem package (mozilla-filesystem).

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