[Fedora-packaging] Conflicts when data is moved to a sub-package

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Mon Jul 15 22:01:13 UTC 2013


it seems to me that
does not cover a case for conflicts that might occur if a package is
split. Here is the bug report about the intended split:

Basically dvb-apps currently contains a plaintext file based database in
/usr/share/dvb/dvb-t/ which is supposed to provided by a new backage,
dtv-scan-tables. Since the individual files might differ, conflicts can
occur here, which is why it seems that the new dtv-scan-table package
should use "Conflict: dvb-apps < VERSION-RELEASE" for the
version/release that does not contain the database anymore to confclit
with all previous versions.

Since this does not seem to be covered by the guidelines, I ask for your


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