Re: More ncurses...
> There is somehow a glitch we have to solve in the pre/post-inst/rm
> scripts for ncurses and potentially for readline.
> My bash is now (and should be in the future, maybe even with shared
> root@ernie:tty1:/lib# ldd /bin/bash
> libncurses.so.3.0 => /lib/libncurses.so.3.0
> libc.so.5 => /lib/libc.so.5.2.18
> and don't like to be invoked without libncurses.so.3.0 handy. Is it
> really ok to move libncurses.so.3.0 to libncurses.so.3.0.new in pre
> --- why is this TRT? Upgrading libc
> 5.2.16-1 -> 5.2.16-2 -> 5.2.16-3 -> 5.2.18-0
> seems to work, but ncurses
> 3.0-1.9.8a-2 -> 3.0-1.9.8a-3 -> 3.0-1.9.8a-3
> left me with /lib/libncurses.3.0.new but without /lib/libncurses.3.0.
> This has to be avoided at all costs!
This is why I'd like to hear Ian Jackson's thoughts on adding special,
installation support for shared libraries directly into dpkg.
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