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Re: FC3 rpm behavior change



On Sat, 2004-10-30 at 01:20 -0600, Dax Kelson wrote:
> The FC3 Release Notes say:
> 
> =============
>    RPM's default behavior regarding file conflicts in Fedora Core 3 has
>    changed. In the past, file conflicts (where a file from one
>    already-installed package also appears in a package that is to be
>    installed) caused the installation of the package containing the
>    conflicting file to abort.
>                                                                                                                                                                    
>    In Fedora Core 3, RPM will ignore such conflicts, and the package
>    installation will proceed, overwriting any conflicting files from
>    previously-installed packages.
> ============
> 
> What's the rationale for this?

The url below seems to give a clue.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=131766


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