[packman] How to upgrade XBMC to Kodi

Sagi Ben-Akiva sagiben at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 20:42:01 CET 2014


XBMC Release Candidate for ersion 14.0 Helix was released couple of days
This is the first version which introduce XBMC project new name, Kodi.

I started to work on building kodi in packman build service, but the name
change introduce an issue that I don't know how to solve and would like to
get your opinion/suggestion.

I guess that because of the name change zypper or any other package manager
will not mark kodi as an upgrade for xbmc which might cause installation
issues because many files in that package kept their names.
If one will decide to force this installation, what will be the output of :
# rpm -qf /path/to/kodi/filename

Is there a way to mark in the spec that this package upgrades a different
package ?
Maybe to add a pre-install script which uninstall xbmc if exist ?

Thank you,

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