Re: virtual packages and X11 vs. X11R<specific_number>
Ian Murdock writes ("Re: virtual packages and X11 vs. X11R<specific_number>"):
> Well, the X11R5 and X11R6 libraries weren't compatible, and it is
> likely the X11R6 and X11R7 libraries won't be, either. In this
> case, the packages will have to be updated. We don't want people
> thinking they can use an X11R6 package under X11R7, or vice versa.
But they *can*. They have to install the R6 xlib package, and the R7
server and xbase. Perhaps every X application should say