[Fedora-packaging] Ownership of /usr/share/gnome/help
mclasen at redhat.com
Mon Dec 15 18:52:01 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 12:08 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "TK" == Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com> writes:
> TK> yelp owns it. There's a question of whether packages which have
> TK> gnome help should Require yelp or not.
> What about a package that _only_ provides gnome help? The
> system-config-* packages have split out their documentation and I'm
> reviewing the new packages, but am stuck on this issue.
> TK> If yelp is not Required, then filesystem should own
> TK> /usr/share/gnome/help. If yelp is required, the filesystem
> TK> ownership will do no harm.
> This would imply that any package other than yelp or filesystem which
> owns /usr/share/gnome/help has a bug, I guess. More to file.
Filing more bugs does not really help improve this situation.
Fixing rpm to handle directories sensibly would.
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