Solved: Netscape + updating
The problem was, that Netscape 4.51 from the rpm didn't run with newer
versions of libc on sparc. I have made packages that are completely
independent from installed shared libraries, so this should work on
systems were libc 2.2.2 or newer is installed due to upgrading to
Xfree 4 or to woody.
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Since I am not an experienced package maintainer I would be greatful
for any hints on how to improve the debs. I have lost the reference
to the original rpms and don't know how to give credit to the creator.