Re: RFC: Virtual Package Name List (was bug #10676)
On 18 Jun 1997, Mark Eichin wrote:
> xcompat is dead (ie. it dates from when those were valid... since no
> current packages need those virtual names, xcompat isn't needed either.)
I was under the impression that xcompat is needed to run non-Debian
binaries that were compiled against old libs. I believe that may be true
for the shareware Wingz spreadsheet program. Please correct me if I am
wrong--I know you will. :-)
Syrus Nemat-Nasser <email@example.com> UCSD Physics Dept.
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