Am Montag, den 30.01.2012, 15:06 +0200 schrieb Panu Matilainen:
On 01/30/2012 02:31 PM, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 29.01.2012, 23:38 -0500 schrieb Jon Stanley:
>> On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 8:04 PM, Christoph Wickert
>> <christoph.wickert(a)googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> I wonder if this rule is still needed. I know I'd loose backward
>>> compatibility with older rpm versions, but I don't want make a
>> I agree that a -common subpackage is silly for this, but are any of
>> the RPM versions that this *wouldn't* work with still in supported
> Not in Fedora.
>> The only one I'd be concerned with is RHEL5, but I think even that
>> works right, no?
> I haven't tested it, but based on my experience with multi-arch file
> conflicts I *guess* it will not work on RHEL 5.
Sharing identical files between packages has always been allowed in rpm,
that's not an issue.
Thanks for this clarification, Panu.
Before I go ahead and commit my changes, can I have an 'official'
statement from the packaging committee? Should I file a trac ticket?