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[Bug 508670] New: files owned by multiple RPMs cause conflicts in opensuse 11.1
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  • Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 06:03:07 -0600
  • Message-id: <bug-508670-21960@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/>

Summary: files owned by multiple RPMs cause conflicts in
opensuse 11.1
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.1
Version: Final
Platform: i586
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.1
Status: NEW
Severity: Major
Priority: P5 - None
Component: GNOME
AssignedTo: bnc-team-gnome@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: unix-support@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_5_7; en-us)
AppleWebKit/525.28.3 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.2.3 Safari/525.28.3


There are files in opensuse 11.1 which are owned by multiple RPMs which causes
conflicts when you try to update one of the RPMs using "rpm -Uvh" (or indeed
some tooms - zypper seems to work and I assume it works because it ignores the

For example:

# rpm -qf /usr/share/omf/evolution/evolution-C.omf

And the files are no even identical. For example running:

# rpm --verify bundle-lang-gnome-en | grep evolution
S.5....T /usr/share/omf/evolution/evolution-C.omf

And this is not the only one. Another example:

# rpm -qf /usr/share/omf/zenity/zenity-C.omf

This is a very bad bug as it completely breaks our package manager. )-:

Multiple RPMs should never supply two files with the same path and filename!

Can this please be fixed?

Best regards,

Anton Altaparmakov (Unix Support, University of Cambridge, UK)

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Run one of the examples from the Details to see the problem...
Actual Results:
See the Details.

Expected Results:
See the Details. - We expect never to see two RPMs owning the same

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