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



Jesse Keating wrote:

> 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?
> 

But the original problem was a file level conflict.  Is it ever valid for 2 
packages to own the same file?


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