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Re: [JANITOR] Duplicate directory ownership cleanups



On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 12:42:57 +0200, Ralf wrote:

> > be fixing cases where the duplicate directory ownership is
> > acceptable, like much of the perl structure, so you don't have to worry
> > about that."
> Well, ... he just has committed patches in which he does exactly the 
> opposite.
> 
> He already started to break perl packages.

That would be a pitty, because it would increase the number of unowned
directories ( http://mschwendt.fedorapeople.org/dircheck-remote.py ).

May I suggest that the packaging committee uses this opportunity to
remove ambiguities from the ReviewGuidelines and PackagingGuidelines?

| [...] there are several instances where it's desirable for multiple
| packages to own a directory.
| 
| https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#FileAndDirectoryOwnership

| 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. [12]


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