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Re: curl, testing and gcc-3.2 (?) (was Re: Debian curl package depends on gcc-3.2?)

On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 11:48:04PM +0200, Bj?rn Stenberg wrote:
> Jim Penny wrote:
> > Bj?rn Stenberg wrote:
> > > Isn't this a problem? Especially for packages depending on
> > > libraries with long release cycles, such as libgcc1 and libc6.
> > 
> > Not often.  Most slow release libraries are strongly backwards
> > compatible.
> That was my point. Since these libs are strongly backwards compatible,
> forcing other packages to always depend on the latest version of them

No, that's not what shlibdeps do.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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