On Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:47:41 +0200
Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav(a)redhat.com> wrote:
I'm reviewing package  for inclusion into epel6 but it provides a
devel package which conflicts with an other devel package from rhel.
"EPEL packages must never conflict with packages in RHEL Base",
however, I'm not sure whether that includes the -devel packages or
not. Could someone clarify that issue?
yes, that includes -devel packages.
We talked once about relaxing that, but we never did, so as of right
now you should not conflict in any subpackage.