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Re: where do NEW packages go?



On Sun, May 19, 2002 at 06:49:15PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Jeroen Dekkers <jeroen@dekkers.cx> writes:
> 
> > The GNU system, commonly found in the gnu-0.2 directory. But that
> > isn't a problem, we also have a *BSD system in Debian. We have to be
> > compatible with that and libexec is part of the BSD ABI because the
> > loader is located in libexec.
> 
> Oh, this is going way overboard.  The Hurd should do the right thing
> (and sure, I think that having /libexec is the Right Thing), but that
> doesn't mean that gnu-0.2 has any particular status.  We have no
> particular reason to care about compatibility with gnu-0.2.

But some people think GNU/Hurd didn't exist before Debian GNU/Hurd was
created, that's the relevance here.

Jeroen Dekkers
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