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Re: Library packages depending on data files

On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 12:17:42AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> Not all programs installed on people's systems are shipped by Debian.
> Plenty of people build programs locally, and if we can avoid breaking
> those when they upgrade their systems to newer versions of Debian then
> we should.

Good point.

This leaves the question whether there's a solution that works for both 
locally installed software and doesn't cause breakages in packages...

> Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]



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       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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