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Re: Bug#13723: libc5-altdev should include instructions for its use


On Wed, 8 Oct 1997, Brian White wrote:

> > > As a side note, why is it's directory "i486-linuxlibc1" instead of "libc5"?
> > 
> > Because that's the configuration gcc and binutils use to refer to
> > libc5.  Blame RMS, he still believes Linux libc5 == GNU libc1.

well, strictly speaking, it's true. Libc5 was based on
GNU libc1 and, i believe, is under definition of
derivative work.

> Ah.  Too bad it wasn't easy to change.  Thanks for the explanation.

why do you need to change it?


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