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Re: Bug#754513: ITP: libressl -- SSL library, forked from OpenSSL

On 07/14/2014 10:01 PM, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> zigo@debian.org wrote:
>> On 07/13/2014 09:48 PM, Mike Hommey wrote:
>>> Well, it kind of is. Because those versioned symbols in openssl come
>>> from a debian patch, afaict. So while debian may be fine (as long as all
>>> build-rdeps have been rebuilt since openssl got those versioned
>>> symbols), other distros aren't covered, as well as binaries not
>>> compiled on debian.
>> Why should we care about other distros? Do they have an impact on us?
> Please tell me that you're joking...

If I'm asking it is because I don't understand the concern of Mike and
why we should care about binaries not built in Debian, and I'm not
joking. Though I have nothing against other distros ... And with other
reply to the thread, now I do understand why it's important to have
versioned symbols upstream.


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