Re: svgalib-dummy again
> On Mon, 23 Jun 1997, joost witteveen wrote:
> > > So, what method do you prefer? Or do you have better ideas? How hard
> > > would it be to implement versioned Provides: in dpkg? Or are there
> > > other reasons not to implement it? Is solution 2) too kludgy?
> > I strongly prefer method 1. I really think dpkg should be improved,
> > but as that doesn't seem to happen any time soon, I don't think
> > method 2 will hurt in the mean time. Anyone else see any problems
> > with method 2?
> Better method: Remove the version from svgalib1g shlibs (as the other
> libc6 libraries have done). The version would be needed again if a
> new upstream release of svgalib with an incompatible library arrives, as
> this seems far from happening this would be a perfect solution for
> svgalib, IMO.
Why didn't I think of this?
joost witteveen, firstname.lastname@example.org
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