Re: Bind for slink
On Sun, 11 Jun 2000, John Plate wrote:
> > > The new Bind - highly recommended for security reasons - in slink
> > > cannot be installed in a clean slink installation from the archives.
> > > The new .deb file for bind requires a newer version of libc6 than the
> > > one in slink.
> > Which bind package in slink are you talking about? The latest bind
> > packages for slink are (AFAICT) those linked from the advisory at
> > http://www.debian.org/security/1999/19991116 which (at least for the
> > arches I have) install quite happily on slink.
> The libc6 in slink is version 2.0.7 (on the ftp archives).
> The Bind 8.2.2p5 deb package in slink depends on libc6 (>= 2.1.2)
> Architecture is i-386.
bind package in slink:
Depends: libc6, netbase
bind package in woody:
Maintainer: Bdale Garbee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.1.2), netbase
Note: It's the same upstream version, but these are different packages
with different dependencies.
> John Plate <email@example.com>
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