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Re: Multiple package ownership



On Thu, 09 Apr 2009 10:37:57 +0200, Christoph wrote:

> Am Mittwoch, den 08.04.2009, 06:37 -0700 schrieb Toshio Kuratomi:
> > Fernando Nasser wrote:
> > > That is correct.  All the packages that install things in this
> > directory must own it so it will only go away when the last of them is
> > uninstalled.
> > > 
> > > If you find a package that own a file in that directory and does not
> > own it, then you should indeed file a bug for a missing ownership.
> > > 
> > 
> > ... or the package has a dependency on one of those packages (usually
> > hicolor-icon-theme).  Either is acceptable practice.
> 
> Since all of the mentioned programs are gtk based and gtk2 requires
> hicolor-icon-theme we have a valid dependency chain here.

And that means, the quoted packages should _not_ own those directories
themselves, because the dirs belong into hicolor-icon-theme which
is included in the dep-chain.


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