Re: Multiple file ownership allowed nowadays?
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On 01/30/2012 03:04 AM, Christoph Wickert wrote: > My package gtkhash can now build both against gtk2 and gtk3. I am about > 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: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Python#Guidelines -- Kalev -- packaging mailing list packaging@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/packaging
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