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Re: hppa nptl switch

Frans Pop a écrit :
> Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>>> In practice it shouldn't be problem at all.
>>> Debian should make sure that binary/library compiled
>>> against NPTL-hppa-glibc will require NPTL-hppa-glibc
>>> by proper Depends: line like "libc6 (>= 2.10)".
>> Does every package have to do this? I'm not very familiar with all the
>> packaging requirements.
> It is something that should automatically get done correctly as long as 
> the libc-dev package defines the minimum version that way.
> The mechanism that determines this is in /var/lib/dpkg/info/libc6.shlibs. 
> Currently this has lines like:
>    libc 6 libc6 (>= 2.9)

No, as glibc uses symbols files, this file is actually not used.
Nevertheless it is still possible to resolve all symbols to libc6 (>= 2.10).

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