Cygport: How can I ignore duplicated files in packages

Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty
Sun Sep 25 11:14:08 GMT 2022

On 15/09/2022 20:24, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty writes:
>> Today I'm attempting to update my python-imaging package, but I'm now
>> finding that cygport has made the warning about duplicated files an
>> error.
> I don't think anything has changed there lately?
>> The source is at:
>> Files are duplicated in these packages because there are .py files for
>> each python release in /usr/lib/python3.*.
> A duplicate is a file that shows up at exactly the same path in more
> than one package.  These files don't fit that description as files with
> the same name are in separate paths, so what is the actual problem?
>> This doesn't seem to actually break package creation, but I'd like to
>> get this reproducing correctly in scallywag, which I think will flag
>> as failed because of this error.
> I think you create it yourself here (and analogous for the other Python
> versions):
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> python36_imaging_CONTENTS="
> 	--exclude=_imagingtk*
> 	--exclude=ImageTk*
> 	--exclude=SpiderImagePlugin*
> 	${python36_imaging_CONTENTS}
> "
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
> which seems to package the same files twice in one archive when
> expanded.
> Regards,
> Achim.

Ah right, okay. I'll see if I can get that fixed. It's strange, because 
I haven't changed this since the last build which didn't have any issues 
at all, but I'll give it another shot.


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