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Re: Removing libc4

On Thu, 4 Dec 1997, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 03, 1997 at 11:32:03PM -0500, James Dietrich wrote:
> > I have libc4 installed on my Debian system (running the latest from
> > unstable).  How can I find out if any programs depend on libc4, so that I
> > can remove it if it isn't needed?  Or is there a good reason to keep it?
> You could just try to remove it; that will find any debian-installed
> libc4-dependent binaries. It won't find anything you installed
> yourself though.
> Probably no reason to keep it if you're not using it. You're
> unlikely to be installing any a.out software from here on in.

I checked the file /var/lib/dpkg/status and it didn't show any packages
that depended on libc4; dselect didn't complain when I removed libc4 just
now, so I hope everything is all right :-)

Thanks to all who responded.


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