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Re: "testing" improvements

En réponse à Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>:

> > Do we require all the time the latest version of glibc?
> I do have to ask myself why so many people are more concerned with
> juggling infrastructure details rather than, well, fixing the bugs.
> Testing is doing a pretty good job of keeping the bugs out; if that
> encounters problems due to the base system being perpetually buggy,
> then
> *that* is the problem we should be fixing, not shooting the messenger.

Well, glibc is known to use versioned symbols and even if a program
is built against the latest unstable glibc, it does not necessarily
need a strict dependency on that version of glibc. We could use
versioned symbols to test this.

Jérôme Marant <jerome@marant.org>


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