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Re: glibc 2.1 and potato

At 18:47 -0500 1999-02-04, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
In the future, I believe that potato packages should be, IF POSSIBLE,
installable on slink. I do not wish to force users to upgrade their libc6 (an
important move) just to install a package which I compiled on potato
(specially for scientific programs which do not use the libc tricks in depth).

Unfortunately, stdin/stdout/stderr have changed.  So every new program
will depend on the new libc.

That and new programs will need the GLIBC_2.1 versioned symbols.
Joel Klecker (aka Espy)                     <URL:http://web.espy.org/>
<URL:mailto:jk@espy.org>                  <URL:mailto:espy@debian.org>
Debian GNU/Linux PowerPC -- <URL:http://www.debian.org/ports/powerpc/>

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