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Re: About to remove libg++272 from frozen

On Tue, Mar 07, 2000 at 05:59:47PM +0100, J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 07, 2000 at 13:07:04 +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > Ray, in a private mail you gave the argument, that the libg++272 shared
> > library is needed by older propriatary software.
> The proprietary software I had in mind was Netscape's browsers. It is
> possible that there is still other proprietary software in use that is
> dependant on libg++272, but I'm not aware of such software.
> > I am ok with removing g++272 and libg++272-{dev,dbg} from potato, but
> > should the shared library be removed as well?
> Well, we can't have packages in potato that can't be built with potato. It's
> probably easiest to remove it and put a note in the release notes pointing
> to slink for a .deb of the shared library.

Yes, that's a good idea.

What would be nice would be to have somewhere vaguely official to put
it.  We do distribute source for it; it just doesn't build any more.


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