[Bug 475593] Review Request: fontpackages - Common directory and macro definitions used by font packages

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Wed Dec 10 07:53:38 UTC 2008

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--- Comment #5 from Orcan 'oget' Ogetbil <orcanbahri at yahoo.com>  2008-12-10 02:53:37 EDT ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> (In reply to comment #3)
> > * Packages must not own files or directories already owned by other packages. 
> > The directories:
> >    /usr/share/fonts.
> >    /etc/fonts/conf.d
> > are already owned by filesystem and fontconfig. Why share the ownership?
> As posted on the guideline change plan they will be removed from those other
> packages after this one is available to keep font policy in a single place.
Sorry, I missed that part.

> > - Suggestion: Since you are the upstream, you can provide a Makefile in the
> > source so that you don't have to do those tricks in the SPEC file.
> You'll find out that to keep directory info in a single place, the macro file,
> you'd need to play rpm tricks in this Makefile, and at this point it's stupid
> to do it out of rpm spec space
It was just my suggestion and I respect your decision. I'll approve the package
as soon as I see the official FPC announcement.

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