Re: ldso remove warning
On Wed, 24 Oct 2001 15:08:29 -0700, "Greg Wiley" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Just slightly confused here. I tried the deborphan package on
> a testing machine today and was given a list of packages to
> remove. They included ldso. Now, I was pretty sure ldso
> is an important package so I checked using dselect. Hey, ldso
> is in opt/oldlibs.
> So I go ahead and try the removal but here is what I get:
> WARNING: The following essential packages will be removed
> This should NOT be done unless you know exactly what you are doing!
> 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 684kB will be freed.
> You are about to do something potentially harmful
> To continue type in the phrase 'Yes, do as I say!'
> The 'Abort' is because I didn't type in that phrase. Can I safely
> remove this package? Why is ldso in oldlibs?
I removed it a while ago from a machine tracking unstable, and have seen
no ill effects. So, it must be true that it is no longer necessary.
Eric G. Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>