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Re: libstdc++4 & groff & fsck

On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 10:23:21PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 08:32:33PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> > likely it was built without the shlibdeps patch. btw, when are we going
> > to merge that patch into dpkg?
> "We" are not being able to do anything, the ball is with the dpkg
> maintainers.  See http://bugs.debian.org/103024 (reported one year and 82
> days ago) and http://bugs.debian.org/145714 (reported 141 days ago).


> At some time Adam Heath pointed out a more generic solution to this which he
> wanted to implement for some future version (that might have been 1.10 at
> that time, I don't remember).  I don't know what became of that.

I think it'd be better to modify dpkg --build option, so that when a /usr
symlink is detected debian/{tmp|<pkg>} is fixed to use that symlink too.

Robert Millan

"5 years from now everyone will be running
free GNU on their 200 MIPS, 64M SPARCstation-5"

              Andrew S. Tanenbaum, 30 Jan 1992

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