[OE-core] [PATCH] cpio: avoid conflict with tar-doc and rmt.8

Mark Asselstine mark.asselstine at windriver.com
Tue Feb 26 17:10:35 UTC 2019

This fixes:
    Error: Transaction check error:
      file /usr/share/man/man8/rmt.8 conflicts between attempted installs of
      cpio-doc-2.12-r0.core2_64 and tar-doc-1.31-r0.core2_64

Prior to commit 348a96a5b401 [tar: upgrade to 1.31] the copies of
rmt.8 found in the tar(-doc) and cpio(-doc) packages were the same and
thus no conflict was seen. After the upgrade there were small changes
in the manpage header which results in the conflict quoted above. The
applications themselves make use of the 'update-alternatives'
mechanism to allow a user to select which version of 'rmt' to use but
since the man pages are essentially the same we disambiguate the
source of the man pages and make them both available should both
cpio-doc and tar-doc are both installed. And as such we avoid the

Signed-off-by: Mark Asselstine <mark.asselstine at windriver.com>
 meta/recipes-extended/cpio/cpio_2.12.bb | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/meta/recipes-extended/cpio/cpio_2.12.bb b/meta/recipes-extended/cpio/cpio_2.12.bb
index 6ba8337..cb845c3 100644
--- a/meta/recipes-extended/cpio/cpio_2.12.bb
+++ b/meta/recipes-extended/cpio/cpio_2.12.bb
@@ -27,6 +27,9 @@ do_install () {
         mv "${D}${bindir}/cpio" "${D}${base_bindir}/cpio"
         rmdir ${D}${bindir}/
+    # Avoid conflicts with the version from tar
+    mv "${D}${mandir}/man8/rmt.8" "${D}${mandir}/man8/rmt-cpio.8"
 PACKAGES =+ "${PN}-rmt"

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