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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 <syrus@ucsd.edu>    UCSD Physics Dept.

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