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

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Wed Jul 17 16:34:38 UTC 2013


On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 10:41:16PM +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 01:07:24AM +0300, Susi Lehtola wrote:
> > 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? 
> 
> Sorry, I forgot to mention that dvb-apps also contains other content,
> such as programs and libs, therefore it will continue to exist. As far
> as I understand, Obsoletes would cause dvb-apps to be removed when
> dtc-scan-tables is installed. The condition is more: If dtv-scan-tables
> is installed, then dvb-apps must not be installed or it must be
> installed with at least a certain version/release.
> 
Is there any requirement between these packages?  Does dtv-scan-tables
Require dvb-apps or dvb-apps require dtv-scan-tables?

-Toshio
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