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Re: libfoo package depend on libfoog package?

On 12 Sep 1997, Mark Eichin wrote:

> well, there's no particular *reason* for libc5-compat to go in
> /usr/X11R6, so I just put it in with the others.
> >         libc6   |   libfoog [1]| /usr/lib/libfoo.so.<ver>
> >         libc5   |   libfoo     | /usr/lib/libc5-compat/libfoo.so.<ver> [2]
> I double checked, and yes, I did put the stuff in xlib6 into
> /usr/lib/libc5-compat. 
> > Packages based on X have to use /usr/X11R6 as prefix, not /usr. 
> Anyone know of a good reason to do this?  If so, I can change the
> packaging... but it's not clear there *is* a good reason.

I don't know. Perhaps is to be consistent, keeping all X11 stuff under
/usr/X11R6 . Nevermind, as there are many packages out there waiting for 
this library, I will follow your lead and use /usr/lib/libc5-compat/ for 
xpm4. We have enough time to fix that before the next freeze. :-)

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

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