SP 2.0: Metadata with EncryptionMethod elements fails to load

Scott Cantor cantor.2 at osu.edu
Tue Jan 20 22:08:47 UTC 2009

Russ Allbery wrote on 2009-01-20:
> I think RPM may allow multiple packages to own the same file.  I think I
> recall seeing similar things in the past.  dpkg doesn't; having the same
> file in multiple packages will prevent them from being installed at the
> same time.

Ok, I was just wondering why it seemed to work ok for me.

> Ah, pulling all of the xmltooling and opensaml2 schemas into the
> shibboleth-sp2 source package and building one unified schema package that
> it uses?  Hm.  That would avoid the versioning issues.  It's a little less
> clean about what comes from where, and it would make our divergence from
> the upstream shibboleth-sp2 release tarball a lot larger than just
> removing the one file.

Just a thought. I wasn't clear from your original answer whether you could
or couldn't get the packages to co-exist with older versions. If that works
based on your changes, then I guess it's a moot point, the work's already

-- Scott

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