On 2020-03-11 15:33, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: > Package: libc6-dbg > Version: 2.29-10 > > Every other debug symbol package in debian is named $foo-dbgsym. libc6 > seems to be the exception.
Well libc6-dbg is not a standard dbgsym package: - It is a dependency for other packages - It is a build-dependency for other source packages - It is not an automatic debug package (ie using debhelper) as we need to strip libpthread.so and crt*.o differently. This means that the resulting package do not have the same properties. > Can we please rename this package (along with a transitional package to > help folks upgrade from libc6-dbg) and set up an appropriate Provides: > at least? With all the above said, I am not sure it's something we can do. However I don't know who can actually answer that question. -- Aurelien Jarno GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B aurel...@aurel32.net http://www.aurel32.net
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