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Re: possible mass-filing of bugs: many shared library packages contain binaries in usr/bin

Stephen Zander <gibreel@pobox.com> immo vero scripsit:

> >>>>> "Junichi" == Junichi Uekawa <dancer@netfort.gr.jp> writes:
>     Junichi> A user may have external binary (outside of Debian
>     Junichi> control) that links to the library.  That binary will
>     Junichi> stop starting.
> Junichi, previously you were complaining about binaries contained
> *within* Debian packages; now you are referring to binaries
> independent of any Debian package.  These two things are not related.

yes, I mixed up the two threads somehow.
Too much mail writing.

> Yes, I can.  Your original complaint, that libraries packages contain
> binaries, is not automatically a bug.

Is not automatically a bug, but potentially difficult, 
especially when some maintainers go MIA, and a new 
maintainer picks up a package, not knowing the intentions 
of the original maintainer.


dancer@debian.org : Junichi Uekawa   http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer
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