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Re: Multiple file ownership allowed nowadays?

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Kalev Lember (kalevlember@xxxxxxxxx) said: 
> 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+?

We wouldn't. Although we have apps that build separate GTK and QT frontends,
so I suppose there's some precedence. But it's still a bad idea.

Bill
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