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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Help building perl package
On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 06:00:30PM -0400, Greg Freemyer wrote:
You said you were packaging for Fedora, so I don't know how relevant
it is, but here is the opeSUSE guidlines for the "conflicts" field:

As Tom "spot" Callaway is the author, it seems like this was copied
from Fedora.

http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Packaging_conflicts

I quote this one small section:
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Acceptable Uses of Conflicts:

As a general rule, openSUSE packages must NOT contain any usage of the
Conflicts: field. [...]

Oh my, "must" is a bit too much here. I'd prefer "should".

Cheers,
Michael.

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