Re: nostalgia: libc5 -> libc6 transition
On Mon, 14 Jun 2004, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Maybe the gcc-3.2 transition would be a better case since that
> included what was learned from the libc6 transition.
Actually, the libc6 transition was handled better than the gcc-3.2 transition.
There were lots of libc5 compatibility library packages, well-behaved
software in /usr/local/bin not using rpath didn't break after the upgrade,
and the upgrade did not require to remove old libraries from the system.