Re: libc6_2.0.106-0.1_i386.deb is released
>>>>> Santiago Vila writes:
SV> Please, do not upload them to the main archives untile they have
SV> proper names, compatible with the earlier ones: glibc2,
SV> glibc2-dev and such.
... but the whole point of this particular libc package is that it is
backwards compatible with the existing Debian GNU/Linux pre-2.1
packages. This will allow us to merge our changes into Dale Scheetz's
official pre-2.1 package when it comes out, rather than maintaining a
separate glibc package.
Wouldn't the right thing be to add a ``Replaces: glibc2'' line to my
package, rather than making the package names inconsistent with the
I'm sure there are other issues, too...
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