Subject: Re: Obsolete files?
To: Quentin Garnier <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/23/2007 11:58:02
Quentin Garnier skrev:
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 02:15:16AM +0200, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>> Why is postinstall listing old share libraries? I don't think it's a 
>> good idea to remove old shared libraries.
>> Can anyone tell me why it's a good idea?
>> Just upgraded one machine from 4.99.19 to 4.99.24, and among others, 
>> came up on my list...
> It won't remove lib<lib>.major, but removing lib<lib>.major.minor is
> fine.

In a way, I'd agree. But if some nuthead links agains an explicit 
version of the shared library, things will break for that nuthead. I'm 
not sure that's a good idea.


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