Re: List of bugs that *must* be fixed before freezing Hamm
On Fri, 13 Feb 1998, Santiago Vila wrote:
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> On Fri, 13 Feb 1998, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > > 13896: libc6 - emacs 19.34-11 core dumps on a libc6 system.  (Dale Scheetz <firstname.lastname@example.org>)
> > As far as I know, this bug can be closed. If I don't hear otherwise, I
> > will close it.
> I reported this bug.
> libc6 should conflict with emacs (<= 19.34-11) so that installing libc6
> will force an emacs upgrade. Otherwise emacs does not even start.
> Having a libc6-compiled emacs 19.34-12 that works is not enough.
> Installing libc6 should not break anything.
This is a completely different bug than the one reported. More to the
point it is one I can deal with.
Please understand the "emacs core dumps" is not equivalent to "emacs will
> I know this may result in a long Conflicts: line in libc6, but this is
> the price we have to pay for being able to say the our packaging system is the
> best one.
This is not a problem for me ;-)
What I can never keep straight is which to use in this case Conflicts or
Depends? From what I know, Conflicts (with libc5 versions) is probably
more appropriate than Depends (with libc6 version).
I'll see if I can't add this during this weekend's build.
Thanks for the clarification,
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