Bug#60493: libg++272-dev: /usr/lib/libstdc++.a can prevent some programs from being compiled by g++
libg++272 does not build anymore on our glibc-2.1 based systems. It
has been removed from potato and is being removed from woody.
Kaz Sasayama writes:
> Package: libg++272-dev
> Version: 126.96.36.199-1
> Severity: normal
> This package installs /usr/lib/libstdc++.a which can prevent some
> programs from being compiled by g++ (2.95.2).
> When -L/usr/lib is used when linking, g++ tries to use the wrong
> version of libstdc++. For example, GTK-based programs that use
> gtk-config normally add -L/usr/lib to the compiler command
> So this file should be moved to the version-specific directory under
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib as libstdc++.so was.
> -- System Information
> Debian Release: 2.2
> Kernel Version: Linux flore.pn.hypercore.co.jp 2.2.14 #1 Fri Jan 7 16:44:20 JST 2000 i686 unknown
> Versions of the packages libg++272-dev depends on:
> ii libc6-dev 2.1.3-7 GNU C Library: Development Libraries and Hea
> ii libg++272 188.8.131.52-1 The GNU C++ libraries (old 2.7.2 version).