On Sunday, 22 February 2009 at 20:03, Rex Dieter wrote:
Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
>>Here's a draft that - after deciding which solution is best - should
>>eventually be put into Packaging Guidelines:
>>I tried to list all pros and cons of each solution.
>>I'm personally hesitating between using %ghost or Provides:, but I'd
>>prefer the Provides: solution.
>If the only con of the %ghost solution is that it conflicts with "files
>owned by multiple packages are forbidden"
I would advocate the use of %ghost. It works, provided the contents of
all the targets are the same, ie, if they all use:
Conflicts will arise to simply highlight pkgs not following the
convention (ie, being a valuable debugging tool).
Sounds good to me.
Thanks for the comments. I'll incorporate them in the draft and present
it later for approval.
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