On Tue, Nov 21, 2000 at 11:11:25PM +1100, Drew Parsons wrote: > Could you clarify the problem? Does the bug only come up when you're > compiling against libc5-dev, or when libc5 itself is merely installed? If > it's the former then there is a third temporary solution: recompile against > libc6. The problem was that having libc5(-dev) and xlib6 (the X libc5 compatability library installed would cause dpkg to think that any normal X application compiled used the libc5 libraries, and write that into the shlibs depends. Now it's almost a moot point since I hear that today or tomorrow a new release of dpkg will fix this.
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