Re: Future releases of Debian
On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 02:45:56AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> > 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++
> 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++ 2:184.108.40.206-8
> 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>
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