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Re: RPM + packaging bug: many documentation files clobbered



On 28/07/07, Panu Matilainen <pmatilai laiskiainen org> wrote:
On Sat, 28 Jul 2007, Michel Salim wrote:

> 1. Said packages put their documentation in %{doc}/%{name}-%{version},
> without %{release}
> 2. The RPM short-cut, triggered on package deletion, that skips the check if
> a file in /usr/share/ is owned by another package
> 3. Yum would install the new package, *then* remove the old package
>
> Filing a bug against hundreds of packages sure does not look like fun.
> Suggestions?

No need to file hundreds of bugs when rpm is to blame.
See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=247749

It's slightly disturbing to see the bug being marked as low-priority. Hopefully an update will be released for FC6 and RHEL 4/5 too.
 
Regards,

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Michel

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