On 01/30/2012 03:04 AM, Christoph Wickert wrote:
My package gtkhash can now build both against gtk2 and gtk3. I am
to package the two versions as gtkhash and gtkhash3, but both packages
would share one file, /usr/share/gtkhash/gtkhash.xml.
The question about multiple file ownership is interesting and certainly
useful for people who want to ship parallel installable gtk2 and gtk3
versions of a library, but ...
... gtkhash is an application. Why would an user want two copies of the
same app, compiled against different versions of GTK+?
For Python, we even have a guideline to avoid packaging Python 2 and
Python 3 versions of the same executable, leaving it up to the
maintainers to decide when to migrate apps over: