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

Susi Lehtola jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org
Mon Jul 15 22:07:24 UTC 2013

On Tue, 16 Jul 2013 00:01:13 +0200
Till Maas <opensource at till.name> wrote:

> Hi,
> it seems to me that
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Conflicts
> does not cover a case for conflicts that might occur if a package is
> split. Here is the bug report about the intended split:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=952326
> 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.

Uhh, isn't this handled by just making both dtv-scan-tables and
dvb-apps Obsoletes: dvb-apps < VERSION-RELEASE? 
Susi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org

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