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Re: Script to detect conflicting files in PATH within a yum repo (was Re: conflict between libotf and openmpi)



On Wed, 2009-09-16 at 20:08 -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> Why not report all conflicts, instead of only those on your PATH?

Because these aren't file level conflicts, as in they can both exist on
the filesystem at the same time and RPM won't care.  However they can
lead to unexpected things due to PATH collision, if you type "foo" and
there are multiple "foo"'s in your path, are you sure you know which one
you'll get?

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Jesse Keating
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