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Re: Too many unowned directories



Michael Schwendt wrote:

> | https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/ReviewGuidelines
> |
> | MUST: A package must own all directories that it creates. If it does not
> | create a directory that it uses, then it should require a package which
> | does create that directory.
> |
> |
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#FileAndDirectoryOwnership
> | https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/UnownedDirectories
> 
> Despite being in the guidelines as above, more and more unowned
> directories are found in Fedora/Rawhide.
> 
> They spring up like mushrooms.
> 
> There must be reviewers and packagers who don't understand above
> guideline and who are not familiar with how to include files vs.
> directories in RPM package %files lists.
...
> I think what I'm trying to express here is that it's a lost cause.

It may be a dirty job, but the work you put into this is much appreciated. 
Education (and subsequent fixes) takes time.

-- Rex



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