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Re: RFC: removal of libc5 from sparc dist

Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> writes:

> Now coming into the potato release, I want to get some comments on
> removing all traces of libc5 from the sparc dist. This includes altgcc and
> libc5 itself. I can find no reasons to keep it in the dist. As I've said
> before, there are no legacy applications that I know of that use libc5 on
> sparc, and now that jdk for sparc is compiled against glibc, that one
> milestone is gone too.
> Are there any real technical objections to this? If not, I'll start
> posting bug reports to strip the last remaining packages out.

Sounds good to me.  I suspect there's a lot of stuff in potato that
can no longer build in potato (egcs is more stringent) and it would be
nice to get rid of that.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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