Bug 171395 - Flawed package conflicts with Fedora Extras
Flawed package conflicts with Fedora Extras
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libsigc++ (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2005-10-21 10:54 EDT by Michael Schwendt
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-26 07:53:00 EDT
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Description Michael Schwendt 2005-10-21 10:54:56 EDT
On Wed, 19 Oct 2005 07:14:10 -0400, Build System wrote:

> New package libsigc++
> 	The Typesafe Signal Framework for C++.

> * Wed Oct 19 2005 Caolan McNamara <caolanm@redhat.com> 2.0.16-1
> - the return of libsigc++
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> * Wed Jan 09 2002 Tim Powers <timp@redhat.com>
> - automated rebuild

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2005-October/msg00245.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2005-October/msg00257.html

This new package currently conflicts with libsigc++20 from Fedora
Extras, since it upgrades the older version for the older API which
we've kept in a package called libsigc++.

The package in Fedora Core Development is based on an old package from
Red Hat Linux, which has flaws. It owns /usr/share/doc, contains
libsigc-2.0.so in the wrong package, it contains duplicates of the
%doc files from the main package in the -devel package, it should
require pkgconfig in the -devel package, and it moves the html docs
to a different directory. A copy of the GPL ought to be included, btw.

Please don't ignore Fedora Extras like this.
Comment 1 Caolan McNamara 2005-10-26 07:53:00 EDT
package removed again from core. we got out wires a little crossed here.

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