Re: RFC: library conventions for libc5 and libc6 in hamm Take 4
> firstname.lastname@example.org (joost witteveen) writes:
> > > 5. Conflicts & Dependencies for hamm packages
> > >
> > [..]
> > >
> > > The hamm libfoo package has to depend on libc6 and has to conflict
> > > with libfoo-dev and libc5-dev.
> > Are you sure here? I'd say you mean this:
> > The hamm libfoo package has to depend on libc5 and has to conflict
> > with libfoo-dev.
> > - libfoo is libc5, so it should depend on libc5.
> > - Yes, we should try and get rid of libc5-dev, but I'm not sure it's
> > the job of random libries to force users to do that: as far as
> > I can see, nothing breaks when the two are installed together.
> OK I will change the libc6 dependecy.
> However we must not have any -dev package in hamm that is a
> libc5-based package, i.e. libc5-dev may not be installed on a hamm
> system. It will break lots of stuff.
Sure, I was only saying that I don't really believe in the statement
" (new) libfoo has to conflict with libc5-dev. "
joost witteveen, email@example.com
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