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Re: Can we upload binaries using libc6 to hamm yet?

> On Apr 22, Mark Eichin wrote
> > > action will be required.  In these cases, the package should be
> > > rebuilt with libc6 using a new package name so it can coexist with the
> > > old libc5 version.  Eventually, the old libc5 version will be removed
> > 
> > Can you make some recommendations about the naems, so we can stay
> > mostly consistent? (libgdbm and libdb, for example, are long-term
> > unchanging -- should the libname or soname change as well?
> I was thinking of simply adding a 'g' to the package names.  For
> example, the libc6 version of 'libgpm1' would be 'libgpm1g'.  
> BTW, libgdbm and libdb aren't good examples.  libdb is already part of
> glibc and libgdbm is no longer supported.
> > what if anything are other distributions doing?)
> I have no idea.  
> David

Names have a tendancy of sticking.  Wouldn't simply
using dependancies work here?


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