Is RPM now stricter about checking for file conflicts?

Paul Howarth paul at
Sat Oct 27 21:08:44 UTC 2012

On Sun, 28 Oct 2012 01:45:43 +0700
Michel Alexandre Salim <salimma at> wrote:

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> (originally posted to test@; Adam Williamson suggested it might be
> more appropriate here)
> Ever since I started tracking Fedora 18, Google Music Manager is no
> longer installable, and now Oracle's Virtual Box cannot be installed
> either (both from upstream Yum repositories).
> In both cases, RPM and yum aborts with file conflicts -- /lib/modules
> for VirtualBox and /usr/bin for google-musicmanager.

Perhaps the directory ownership or permissions are different from the
ones in the filesystem package?


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