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Re: Bug#9252: ncsa: ncsa in bo uses ldso from unstable

On May 1, Thomas Koenig wrote
> Joey Hess wrote:
> >I was asking becuase I maintain a necessarily a.out package (abuse), and I 
> >guess it'll have to be dropped now.

Why must abuse be a.out?  Could you not link it staticly?

> Does that mean that Maple VR3, which is only available as an a.out
> package, will no longer run on Debian once hamm has been released?
> Maple is a critical application for lots of people in Academia.  This
> will force lots people not to use Debian.

Why don't one of you take the source for the a.out loader (it's still
included) and make a new package and support it.

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