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Bug#441200: libconfig name clash

At 1195157881 time_t, Ian Jackson wrote:
>  13. We are unlikely to be able to persuade the newer library's
>     upstream to rename it at this point.  As a result, insisting on it
>     having a different name in Debian would cause considerable
>     inconvenience to any users of the library and is likely to result
>     in ongoing confusion.

For the record, I asked him to do so and he declined.

I'd like to add that others OS (Gentoo, BSD, SuSE, ...) have a
libconfig package which is related to the so-called
"newer libconfig".

Julien Danjou
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