File conflict when upgrading package

Sandro Mani manisandro at
Sun Nov 17 20:47:22 UTC 2013


There was an incorrect desktop-file-install call in a package I 
maintain, i.e.

|desktop-file-install --dir=%{buildroot}%{_datadir}/applications/%{name}.desktop %{SOURCE1}

which caused the .desktop file to get installed to


I fixed the syntax (by removing the %{name}.desktop part), but now when upgrading the package I get

Transaction check error:
   file /usr/share/applications/xflr5.desktop from install of 
xflr5-6.09.05-5.fc21.x86_64 conflicts with file from package 

How can I make the update work smoothly? I tried explicitly specifying 
Conflicts: xflr5 < 5.09.05-5, but it did not help.


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