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Re: Howto handle multilib conflict?



Jesse Keating wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-10-09 at 16:13 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> On Fri, 2009-10-09 at 18:56 -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
>> > Just received:
>> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528237
>> > 
>> > yum install libotf-devel.i586 libotf-devel.x86_64
>> > 
>> > yields:
>> > 
>> > Transaction Check Error:
>> >   file /usr/bin/libotf-config from install of
>> >   libotf-devel-0.9.8-2.fc11.i586
>> > conflicts with file from package libotf-devel-0.9.8-2.fc11.x86_64
>> >   file /usr/share/doc/libotf-devel-0.9.8/example/Makefile from install
>> >   of
>> > libotf-devel-0.9.8-2.fc11.i586 conflicts with file from package
>> > libotf-devel-0.9.8-2.fc11.x86_64
>> > 
>> > What is the recommended way to resolve this?
>> 
>> It's not to be considered a bug, AFAIK. We don't stipulate that
>> development packages be installable side-by-side in this way, we only
>> stipulate that for library packages where there's a need for it. There's
>> no particular use case where you absolutely need both -devel packages
>> installed at once.
>> 
>> --
>> Adam Williamson
>> Fedora QA Community Monkey
>> IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org
>> http://www.happyassassin.net
>> 
> 
> Actually this is a bug.  If the packages are offered in the same repo,
> they should install together (barring explicit conflicts listed in the
> spec file).  Looks like the example makefile may be generated at build
> time, or touched in someway so that it is different when on i686 and
> x86_64.  That should not happen, they should be the same.
> 

Both /usr/bin/libotf-config and example/Makefile are autoconf-generated.  
Suggestions?


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