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Re: Filesystem and archive changes

On Sun, 13 Dec 1998, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 12:21:50AM -0800, Joseph Carter wrote:
> > Is there any good way to make this transition easier other than putting
> > the package up for download 2 weeks before uploading it to master and
> > asking people to use it to fix their packages?  Perhaps a half-breed of
> > the old libs for compatibility?  (I realize this would be a major
> > undertaking, but perhaps the best solution?)
> Can 2.0 and 2.1 coexist?

What kind of coexistency are you taliking about?

glibc 2.1 is backwards compatible with 2.0 so you install libc6_2.1
and libc6_2.0.7 is automatically replaced (and packages previously using
2.0 will work fine with 2.1).

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