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Bug#387561: libffi package is long since obsolete, but libffi4-dev could Conflict: with it

"Kevin B. McCarty" <kmccarty@Princeton.EDU> writes:

> ...note that 2001 was before the release of woody.  This package is so
> old that it shouldn't still be on anyone's system and Debian doesn't
> actually need to support it.  (The submitter may want to check for
> "Obsolete and locally created packages" in aptitude once in a while.)
> I'm guessing libffi4-dev maintainers will just close this bug.

This is incorrect reasoning.

Old packages do not get automatically deleted, and there's no reason
to think this one would have been.


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