Policy proposal for compatibility packages

Denis Leroy denis at poolshark.org
Thu Jan 3 12:33:00 UTC 2008

Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 03, 2008 at 01:03:53PM +0100, Denis Leroy wrote:
>> useful compat-gcc-34-c++). This is an example of a compat development 
>> package that would be really useful. Now can I package it and submit it for 
>> review ?
> Yes, you can. Why not? 

Well Jakub isn't thrilled about the idea (he maintains 
compat-libstdc++-33, built from the same gcc 3.2 tarball), and his 
package obsoletes compat-gcc-32-c++. I guess I need to try harder to 
sway his opinion. Sorry this is getting off-topic.


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