Re: Bug#9252: ncsa: ncsa in bo uses ldso from unstable
On May 1, Joey Hess wrote
> > 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.
> Couldn't the current ldso maintainer just split out a package for this?
No. I am the upstream maintainer who decided to drop official support
for a.out. It wouldn't make much sense for me to turn around as
Debian maintainer and then say I will support it for Debian.
> I'd do it, but I really don't know anything about ld.so.
It probably wouldn't take much to build a package right now. It could
get tricky to rebuild though when libc5 becomes obsolete.
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