Re: JOEL BAKER, STOP TELLING PEOPLE TO DEPEND ON LIBC-DEV *INSTEAD* OF LIBC6-DEV
On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 10:28:30AM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> Because, when you have multiple packages providing libc-dev, apt stops
> and says "Shit! Which one should I install?". Your build thus fails.
Why don't we fix apt-get instead of kludging all of our packages?
Purely virtual dependencies should be quite acceptable. I'm surprised
policy says otherwise...
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>