Re: libc6_2.0.106-0.1_i386.deb is released
On Thu, Dec 17, 1998 at 08:52:57AM -0600, Gordon Matzigkeit wrote:
> SV> Just remember to make glibc2-dev to Provide: libc6-dev, since
> SV> there are still some packages having a hardcoded dependency on
> SV> libc6-dev.
> Hmm... this is confusing to me. Why should have a separate libc
> package name for the Hurd if we just have to add `Provides' lines
There is no reason to do so. Santiago just likes the other name more then
the first. libc6 is a Linuxism, as the real name is more correct (glibc2).
However, just to make damn life easier, I suggest we stay with the Debian
GNU/Linux names ""libc6". This avoids confusion.
Santiago, could you please take this up with the new libc6 maintainer, so we
can change to a better name in the future for the _whole_ distribution?
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