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Re: libsmpeg0 *will* break if not doing upgrade/dist-upgrade from potato->woody [Was: Re: libsmpeg0 shlibs is broken, fix it or we shalt lose whatever.]

Joe Drew <hoserhead@woot.net> cum veritate scripsit:

> On Tue, 2002-04-02 at 09:48, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > apt-get install libsmpeg0
> > 
> > from potato box using woody sources makes every smpeg-dependent program 
> > to stop functioning. This is not technical excellence that Debian
> > enjoys.
> This is absolutely true.
> Is there a solution?

The ideal one is rebuilding every package.

A compromised version would be something like:
create libsmpeg0-3 package containing potato-compatible libsmpeg.
Make woody libsmpeg0 Depend on libsmpeg0-3.

(yeah, it's unclean, but something workable, I should think)

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