Re: Q. about the way libc6 is packaged (looking for inspiration)
Josip Rodin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 03:26:17PM -0700, Yves Arrouye wrote:
> > So I'm thinking about splitting into:
> > libicu16: just the lib*.so.*
> > icu: the rest, depends on libicu16.
> This is the correct way to do it.
Doesn't this mean that you have to upgrade both packages if you need
to change the *.so.* files in a binary incompatible manner.
Ie. wouldn't it be better to have something like...
libicu: virtual package, requires icu and libicu16
...or am I missing something.
James Antill -- email@example.com
"If we can't keep this sort of thing out of the kernel, we might as well
pack it up and go run Solaris." -- Larry McVoy.