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Re: Bug#167292: ITP: libc12 -- NetBSD C library

At Thu, 31 Oct 2002 15:54:34 -0700,
Joel Baker wrote:
> * Package name: libc12
> * Version: 1.6+debian.1
> * Upstream Author: The NetBSD Foundation
> * URL: http://www.netbsd.org/
> * License: Varies per source file; see discussion on debian-legal

I recommend "netbsd-libc" or "netbsd-libc12".

There is already "libc6" (glibc). The name "libc12" is similar to
"libc5" or "libc6" which are GNU libc. It leads a bit confusion.  I
don't intend to prioritize GNU libc, because GNU libc does not use
their source package name as "libc", but "glibc".

Besides imagine if FreeBSD's libc or other BSD libc is ITP-ed.
Distinguishing their name apparently is a good idea, for example

BTW, what does "12" of libc12 mean?

-- gotom

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