Re: Proposed recompilation to remove dependency on libc6 2.0.7u
Martin Schulze wrote:
> Since I lost two disks I had to re-install one of my machines. I
> installed hamm, then upgraded to slink using dpkg-multiftp.
> I had to call [I]nstall twice (maybe thrice, I made some mistake)
> to get everything installed. The packages containing a pre-dependency
> on libc were only installled by the second run.
> This is acceptable. I don't see a reason for re-compiling packages
> to get rid of a versioned libc dependency.
Acceptable or not, if you're using apt, you only have to [I]nstall once in
this situation. Since we will be urging everyone to convert over to apt
anyway for 2.1, I don't see the problem.
see shy jo