Package name conflict with retired package

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Fri Sep 13 07:54:49 UTC 2013

On 09/12/2013 10:40 PM, Sandro Mani wrote:

> I just posted a review for avl (the Aerodynamic and flight-dynamic
> analysis of rigid aircrafts package) [1], and the reviewer noticed that
> it conflicts with the retired avl package (the AVL tree manipulation
> library). How should one proceed in such situations? Does the old
> repository needs to be deleted before the new one is created?

Please do not reuse package names for unrelated software.  It is quite 
confusing and can interfere with all kinds of tracking/package mapping 

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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