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Re: Is declaring correct deps/conflicts for versions not in stable really no longer needed?

At Tue, 12 Oct 2004 14:03:00 +0400,
Nikita V. Youshchenko <yoush@cs.msu.su> wrote:
> > The bug _was_ in glibc, and not in php. It is not the job of php to
> > force you to have a non-buggy glibc installed.
> This depends on point of view.
> If a library < X.Y does not provide a feature needed by a package, it's a 
> common practice to make package depend on library (>= X.Y). Other 
> packages, that don't need that library feature, don't need to depend on 
> library (>= X.Y).
> The case with libapache-mod-php4 / glibc looks similar: glibc less than 
> 2.3.2.ds1-17 does not provide neede functionality [due to a bug]. This 
> affects libapache-mod-php4, but does no affect most (all?) other packages.

Note that you guys seems not know what dlopen() is.  POSIX and SUS
says that dlclose() does not need to unmap libraries.  So, it's debian
specific wishlist.  I fixed this report because it's convenient for
the upgrade from woody to sarge, but it's not mandatory behavior.  So,
another word, it's also libapache-mod-php4 bug during upgrade.

-- gotom

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