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Re: The fate of libc5

On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 03:04:00PM -0700, Shane Wegner wrote:
> > Well, you fail to see that removing it from woody, does not remove it from
> > their systems. Existing systems with the libc5 package installed will
> > simply notice that is marked obsolete.
> Ah ok so would ldso be obsoleted as well.  In which case installing libc6
> over the obsolete ldso would fail as it would try overwriting ldd.

libc6 can have 'Replaces: ldso' field, that would make it upgrade correctly.

> Also, I don't believe l3dec exists for libc6 which is a fairly well used
> program.

Er, it doesn't have to, as long as you don't manually remove libc5 from your
system :)

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