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Re: db1/glibc debacle

On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 04:38:37PM +0200, Torsten Landschoff wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 10:14:43AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> >    uses libdb.so.2, since it is included with libc6. People should not
> >    have been using it to compile against in the first place, given all
> >    my warnings from the past about this (and all the problems we've
> >    already had with it trying to keep the compatibility around).
> For the next time something like this is planned: What speaks against
> a shlibs entry marking the lib as obsolete like this:
> libdb 2		unsatisfied-lib (>> 100)

Gee...no one remembers history :) I did that for woody, and all hell
broke loose. And no, not everyone does the obvious and checks first.

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