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Re: libfoo package depend on libfoog package?

On 12 Sep 1997, James Troup wrote:

> Enrique Zanardi <ezanardi@noah.dfis.ull.es> writes:
> > So, perhaps packages that place libs under /usr/lib/libc5-compat
> > should depend on the new ld.so
> No, it's libc5 which adds {/usr,}/lib/libc5-compat to /etc/ld.so.conf.

So there was it! (I did a quick grep of some packages I thought were
the relevants, but forgot that one...)

> If they're going to Depend: on something it should be the relevant
> version of libc5 (>= 5.4.23-4, IIRC) or they could simply add
> /usr/lib/libc5-compat and /lib/libc5-compat to /etc/ld.so.conf if
> they're not already there (this is what libreadline2's preinst does).

Yes, that would be a Good Thing. (Also /usr/X11R6/lib/libc5-compat
should be added, for X related libs).

Enrique Zanardi					ezanardi@noah.dfis.ull.es
Dpto. Fisica Fundamental y Experimental
Univ. de La Laguna

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