[Fedora-packaging] Two packages that want to own the same parent directory

Jon Ciesla limburgher at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 15:53:37 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 10:51 AM, Darryl L. Pierce <mcpierce at gmail.com>wrote:

> I have two separate pieces of Python code (one pure Python, one that is
> C++ code that has a Swigged Python binding) that each want to live in a
> package named qpid. (they're both Python bindings for the Qpid project)
> Is it possible to have two different packages (they're not subpackages
> of some other package) live in a directory like
> /usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/qpid without either one explicitly
> owning the directory qpid? A user can potentially install one or both.
> Their code will all live inside of subdirectories of qpid (either
> messaging or messagingc).
> How do I handle that from a packaging perspective?
> If nothing else owns that dir, they both should.


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