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Bug 868603 - app-arch/gzip and app-arch/ncompress file collision with merged-usr
Summary: app-arch/gzip and app-arch/ncompress file collision with merged-usr
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo's Team for Core System packages
Keywords: PullRequest
Depends on:
Blocks: usrmerge, usrmerge-fixes
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Reported: 2022-09-05 14:49 UTC by Mike Gilbert
Modified: 2022-09-05 22:35 UTC (History)
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Description Mike Gilbert gentoo-dev 2022-09-05 14:49:09 UTC
On a merged-usr system, both packages install /usr/bin/uncompress.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-09-05 21:32:54 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 000da2d8320b8c0b5d5187da33fee0fc4389db11
Author:     Mike Gilbert <>
AuthorDate: 2022-09-05 15:00:45 +0000
Commit:     Mike Gilbert <>
CommitDate: 2022-09-05 21:29:21 +0000

    app-arch/gzip: add blockers against pigz and ncompress
    Signed-off-by: Mike Gilbert <>

 app-arch/gzip/{gzip-1.12.ebuild => gzip-1.12-r1.ebuild} | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
Comment 2 Mike Gilbert gentoo-dev 2022-09-05 22:35:00 UTC
commit 6c63e36f9cbcd648b20e98d899ae9f54cfd37cc7
Author: Mike Gilbert <>
Date:   Mon Sep 5 18:08:43 2022 -0400

    app-arch/gzip: drop 'uncompress'

    Avoids a file collision with app-arch/ncompress.
    Signed-off-by: Mike Gilbert <>

 app-arch/gzip/gzip-1.12-r2.ebuild | 65 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 65 insertions(+)