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Re: "Debian is switching to EGLIBC"

Ana Guerrero a écrit :
> On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 10:52:47AM +0530, Ganesan Rajagopal wrote:
>>>>>>> Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net> writes:
>>> Should we also ask permission to everybody before uploading a new
>>> version of the libc?
>> Of course, not :-). But this one sounds like a big change on the face of it
>> and raises concerns (lsb, compatibility with other distros etc). Obviously
>> the fact that the upload has happened means that the Debian libc team does
>> not consider that a risk. Even so, I belive a announcement about the planned
>> change to d-d and d-d-a would've been a good idea (as opposed to learning
>> about it on slashdot).
> All the buzz in the media is due to the personality of Mr. Drepper more than 
> the techical part. A lot of people has been annoyed thru the years by Drepper
> and they are just happy of this little move. 

Exactly. I have mainly blogged about that to answer a few private
queries on IRC asking me to explain the motivations. To be honest, I
expected to have some reactions, but clearly not to see this on slashdot
or other website.

Aurelien Jarno	                        GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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