Re: Uploaded xkeycaps 2.38-2 (source i386) to chiark
On Sep 12, Manoj Srivastava wrote
> J> Yes. Install the xaw3d from stable (with --force-conflicts), put it
> J> in /etc/ld.so.conf before the other xaws, ldconfig and ldd
> J> /usr/X11R6/bin/xkeycaps.real : you'll see it resolves to the xaw3d
> J> libXaw.so.6, which is for libc5.
> Since the user used --force-conflicts, is this not caveat emptor? I can
> make the system go into all kinds of unusable states if I use
> force-conflicts, and it may not be reasonable to expect the aintainers to
> guard against that.
I used --force-conflicts to demonstrate what would happen if a 1.3 user were
to install xkeycaps without xkeycaps having the Conflicts: line it now has:
result: at runtime, a libc5/6 mixture (even though xkeycaps itself is
properly build to be libc6 only).
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