Re: revised proposed solution (was Re: Bug#15859: libc6 in stable is horribly broken)
'Scott K. Ellis wrote:'
>On Fri, 12 Dec 1997, Chris Fearnley wrote:
>> Why can't we do the following:
>> In both bo-updates and hamm:
>> libc5: No conflicts, no depends (predepends on ldso, of course)
>> (solves the problem of not being able to upgrade easily)
>This still forces people installing libc6 to upgrade libc5 past a version
>that can be used with libc5-dev. This is the problem I'm arguing against
Doesn't the quoted suggestion (remove the depends: libc6 dependency)
resolve that problem??
I think the only problem is finding someone to compile another release
of libc5 for hamm. Or could we use an editor to delete the depndency
line and bump the version number (regardless of what it would do to
the .diff and source)?
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