[Fedora-packaging] Ownership of /usr/share/gnome/help

Matthias Clasen 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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