[Fedora-packaging] Removing files with RPM's build using python distutils

Todd Zullinger tmz at pobox.com
Mon Sep 5 15:29:14 UTC 2011

Raoul Thill wrote:
> OK, after further investigation, there are no files
> remaining installed, but only empty folders.
> Sorry, I did only do an `ls` on the root project folder,
> instead of a `find` to list all files :(
> Therefore I do not seem to have an error in my
> spec file. I only need a possibility to clean out
> empty folders when updating the package.

The error is that you're package does not own those directories.  It
should.  The Packaging Guidelines have a section on this:


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