Re: Letter 'g' in Library Package Name
On Sun, Jul 14, 2002 at 10:31:11AM +0300, Youssef El Dakar wrote:
> What's the meaning of the letter 'g' in several Debian library package names (e.g. libelfg0, libpamg0, zlig1g)?
> I tried to find my answer in the documentation but couldn't.
This dates back to the transition from libc5 to libc6 (glibc). Lib
packages with g in the name denoted that they were compiled against
glibc rather than libc5.
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