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Re: Future releases of Debian

On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 02:45:56AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> >db2:
> >  This is pretty old... who still uses it, anyway?  More specifically,
> >  does anyone use libdb2++, and if so, are they only things which 
> >  aren't supposed to be transitioned?
> OK, this is an odd list:
> Package: libdb2++
> <snip>
> Reverse Depends:
>   libdb4.1++,libdb2++ 2:2.7.7-3
>   libdb4.0++c102,libdb2++ 2:2.7.7-3
>   libdb3++c102,libdb2++ 2:2.7.7-3
>   libdb2++-dev,libdb2++ 2:
>   animals,libdb2++ 2:2.7.7-4
> What exactly is going on here?  It appears that apart from 'animals',
> the only things depending on libdb2++ (the C++ interface to libdb2) are
> *future* versions of the C++ interface to libdb.  Why are they depending
> on it?  This seems odd to me.

These "dependencies" are versioned conflicts with older versions of 

> Nathanael Nerode  <neroden at gcc.gnu.org>



       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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