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Re: Once again: libc6 packages compatibility etc...

On Wed, 1 Oct 1997, Brian White wrote:

> The more this goes on, the more I think the best thing to do would have
> been to just clean out hamm completely and only let libc6 packages
> be uploaded.
> We could still do this, I suppose with very little impact on hamm.
> The big problem is with upgrades from earlier versions.

But we want to support people using old libc5-based programs (think
about those using commercial software), so libc5-based libs are still 
needed. The way we are doing it now with both libc5- and libc6-based
libs coexisting in the same system looks like the Right Thing to me.

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

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