Bug 1307

Summary: --excludedocs doesn't
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Bill Nottingham <notting>
Component: rpmAssignee: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 6.0CC: rvokal
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 1999-08-18 18:42:23 UTC Type: ---
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Description Bill Nottingham 1999-02-23 23:10:04 UTC
[root@bobby:/mnt/redhat/comps/dist/6.0/i386 ]# rpm -i
kernel-2.2.1-6.i386.rpm
error: file /usr/doc/kernel-2.2.1/00-INDEX from install of
kernel-2.2.1-6 conflicts with file from package
kernel-2.2.1-2
error: file /usr/doc/kernel-2.2.1/Changes from install of
kernel-2.2.1-6 conflicts with file from package
kernel-2.2.1-2
error: file /usr/doc/kernel-2.2.1/Configure.help from
install of kernel-2.2.1-6 conflicts with file from package
kernel-2.2.1-2
error: file /usr/doc/kernel-2.2.1/fb/vesafb.txt from install
of kernel-2.2.1-6 conflicts with file from package
kernel-2.2.1-2
error: file /usr/doc/kernel-2.2.1/proc.txt from install of
kernel-2.2.1-6 conflicts with file from package
kernel-2.2.1-2

[root@bobby:/mnt/redhat/comps/dist/6.0/i386 ]# rpm -i
--excludedocs kernel-2.2.1-6.i386.rpm
error: file /usr/doc/kernel-2.2.1/00-INDEX from install of
kernel-2.2.1-6 conflicts with file from package
kernel-2.2.1-2
error: file /usr/doc/kernel-2.2.1/Changes from install of
kernel-2.2.1-6 conflicts with file from package
kernel-2.2.1-2
error: file /usr/doc/kernel-2.2.1/Configure.help from
install of kernel-2.2.1-6 conflicts with file from package
kernel-2.2.1-2
error: file /usr/doc/kernel-2.2.1/fb/vesafb.txt from install
of kernel-2.2.1-6 conflicts with file from package
kernel-2.2.1-2
error: file /usr/doc/kernel-2.2.1/proc.txt from install of
kernel-2.2.1-6 conflicts with file from package
kernel-2.2.1-2

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-18 18:42:59 UTC
The excluded files will not be installed but will still conflict with
an already installed package.