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old versions: svgalib-bin?

I'm currently working on svgalib (mostly for libc6).

As it stands now, I would like to make the following name-changes:
     svgalib1     ->  svgalib1g      (libc6 protocol)
     svgalib1-dev ->  svgalib1g-dev  (libc6 protocol)
     svgalib1-bin ->  svgalib-bin    (there's no reason to put the soname in
                                      a package that uses svgalib1g, I'd say).
     aout-svgalib ->  -              (obvious)

So, for the libraries at least I will not need the epoch's any more,
as I'm changing the name of the package.

The thing that worries me is svgalib-bin: there may be (very old) versions
of a package called "svgalib-bin" around, with a version like 1.210, though
it seems that very far in the past the whole lot was just called
"svgalib", with no package-subdivisions. So, I'd like to know:

  - has there ever been a "svgalib-bin" package?
  - if so, was this just a brief period in "unstable", or am
    I likely to encounter users who upgrade from say 1.1 that still
    have a "svgalib-bin" package.
  - what's the version of that "svgalib-bin" package (if it exist)?
    higer than 1.2.10 -- (like 1.210), or am I lucky and was it
    still 0.99 or something?

If nobody responds, I'll assume the distribution of "svgalib-bin"
packages isn't very widespread, and I can just use that name.

(Oh, and remind me to also upgrade the upstream source, somebody
once reported that there was a security bug in 1.2.10, but the guy never
actually bothered to say what the bug was[1], so I'm not very inclined
to trust him).

[1] other than something as vague as "fails to surrender priveleges".

joost witteveen, joostje@debian.org
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#what's this? see http://www.dcs.ex.ac.uk/~aba/rsa/

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