Re: xlib6g and emacs (and others)
David Engel wrote:
> Ignore my comments for nextaw. It looks like you have already updated
> it and I hadn't noticed. This still applies for xaw3d.
yeah, I uploaded a libc6 version yesterday. Somehow (magically), libc6 now
shows up in the ldd of the library too. I didn't fix that by hand, so dunno
how that got there. :-)
> Normally these packages will insert their "special" directory
> (e.g. /usr/X11R6/lib/Xaw3d) before /usr/X11R6/lib in /etc/ld.so.conf
> so it will be found before the normal libXaw. Since these libraries
> don't have an explicit dependency compiled into them for libc5, a
> program which is compiled with libc6 and libXaw will mistakenly find
> the libXaw3d for libc5 first and use it instead. Now if libXaw3d is
> rebuilt with an explicit dependency on libc5, then the libc6 program
> will notice this, ignore it and continue searching until it finds the
> right library for libc6.
Something else I've ben wondering about is if I ned something like a
newxtawg package that is libc6, and keep a nextaw that is libc5. I really
hope not. I've noticed that libc5 programs work ok with the new libc6
nextaw, but I guess this may not be a good idea.
see shy jo
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