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Re: Upcoming Debian Releases

On Wed, 18 Jun 1997, Charles Briscoe-Smith wrote:

> How about this: Have the policy dictate that no packages may be
> compiled against libc4/5, and then move any packages that don't comply
> with the policy to 'contrib'.  I believe that one of the reasons for
> having 'contrib' is to contain packages that we -could- distribute, but
> which don't fully comply with Debian policy?

I like this solution the best of all the migration suggestions.  This
keeps us from removing perfectly good libc5 packages, but makes it clear
that they are no longer part of the main distribution.

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