Description of problem:
yum install libotf-devel.i586 libotf-devel.x86_64
Transaction Check Error:
file /usr/bin/libotf-config from install of libotf-devel-0.9.8-2.fc11.i586 conflicts with file from package libotf-devel-0.9.8-2.fc11.x86_64
file /usr/share/doc/libotf-devel-0.9.8/example/Makefile from install of libotf-devel-0.9.8-2.fc11.i586 conflicts with file from package libotf-devel-0.9.8-2.fc11.x86_64
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
you shouldn't close a bug in a stable release until an official update package has been shipped...
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
And it has not.
F12 contains libotf-devel-0.9.9-1.fc12 which still has problems.
I brought this up on fedora-devel list when it was first reported. IIRC, the consensus was that this is not a bug - there is no requirement that multiple devel packages do not conflict.
Any counter argument?
On a 64-bit system, I can build either a 32-bit or 64-bit binary or library by using -m32 or -m64.
If I cannot install both 32 and 64 bit -devel packages, I cannot any more.
If this is a (new) Fedora guideline, then that's fine with me. Stupid in my opinion (as this was a big Fedora selling point for me), but fine.
Then remove all -devel.i686 packages from the repositories.
Or make both libotf-devel.i686 mutually exclusive.
In my opinion, if you're allowed to install it, it should install, not bug out.
Thanks for your time.
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