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Re: Status of the src:lsb package

On Sep 23 2015, Didier 'OdyX' Raboud <odyx@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi Nikolaus,
> Le jeudi, 17 septembre 2015, 09.27:56 Nikolaus Rath a écrit :
>> On Sep 17 2015, Didier 'OdyX' Raboud <odyx@debian.org> wrote:
>> > Le jeudi, 17 septembre 2015, 08.46:24 Nikolaus Rath a écrit :
>> >> I don't know about formal LSB compatibility, but there are several
>> >> proprietary applications that require nothing but the
>> >> /{lib,lib64}/ld-lsb.so* symlinks to work properly under Debian. So
>> >> it would be great if they could be preserved.
>> > 
>> > FYI, this used to be in lsb-core, and is to be found in the package
>> > VCS history.
>> > 
>> > I will not work towards this, but feel free to adopt the package and
>> > upload an updated version.
>> I'm only a DM and having to search for a fresh sponsor for every
>> upload is very frustrating. Would you be generally available to
>> sponsor my uploads (ideallyl until you feel comfortable to give me
>> upload privileges)?
> Given that I'm (so far) convinced that _not_ providing the lsb packages 
> at all is the correct thing to do for Debian, I'd prefer if another DD 
> could sponsor any upload of src:lsb re-introducing these (and drop me 
> from Uploaders).
> That said, as for the technical issue at hand, iff these symlinks [0] 
> are useful to make Debian relevant for (some) non-free software out 
> there, couldn't they be handled directly by libc6 on the various 
> architectures ?
> src:eglibc maintainers: opinions ?

I think that'd be the best option. I don't care much about the rest of
lsb-core either.


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