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Re: recompile needed for xlib6g

On Oct 09, Edward Betts <edward@debian.org> wrote:
 >> I don't know that for sure.  But we do know there are binary-level issues
 >> between slink libc6 and potato libc6.  Since people will need to recompile
 >> against a newer libc6 anyway, why not add the new xlib6g to the mix?
 >Why will people NEED to recompile against a newer libc6?
Most people does not NEED, but some packages when compiled against glibc
2.1 get new functionalities (like IPv6).

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