Re: ldconfig obsoleted by ld.so package
Christopher C Chimelis writes:
> On Thu, 12 Nov 1998, Loic Prylli wrote:
> > Looks like when you build ldso from source on Alpha (and probably on
> > powerpc), it now builds just the ldconfig binary, so exactly what was
> > provided by the ldconfig package. So I guess now the ldconfig package
> > can now be obsoleted (the ld.so package is more current).
> Oh, fantastic! That'll axe the somewhat-frequent questions about ld.so
> being missing :-)
> > If nobody objects soon, I will file a bug against ftp.debian.org
> Do we want to do this now or wait for potato? I don't know yet what might
> depend on ldconfig (I know we have a few packages) that might need to be
I guess it is better to do it now, no package was depending on
ldconfig when I removed it on my system (just had to just
--force-remove-essential), this is logical as it was in base.
Anyway ldso actually "Provides:" ldconfig.
So we just requires an upload of ld.so to have a clean situation.
we can request to add a Conflicts, Replace against ldconfig to ease