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Re: C++ transition stumbling blocks?

On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 01:23:27AM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> I took my time to look up on what is pending in the C++ transition,
> and I've noticed that most packages are still waiting 
> for libqt3 to go over to new ABI, 
> and libqt3 is still waiting over X, 

Not for much longer.  There was only a minor problem with the build of
4.2.1-5 I tested this morning.

> and X is confused with usage of virtual package name "libgl1".

Confused how?

> I received an impression that maybe "libgl1" virtual packaage may need
> to be dropped in favor of something like "libgl1c102", but I have not
> investigated enough to see if that is really necessary or desirable.

I'm happy to do this if need be, but for this to work, all maintainers
of libGL*-providing packages need to coordinate.

G. Branden Robinson                |     I suspect Linus wrote that in a
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     complicated way only to be able to
branden@debian.org                 |     have that comment in there.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Lars Wirzenius

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