some minor Core pruning

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Tue Jun 13 00:16:13 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 18:07 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Bill Nottingham <notting at> writes:
> > Library + binary packages required by nothing (could be killed, or moved):
> > mysqlclient10
> > mysqlclient14
> Those are compatibility packages to provide ABI compatibility for
> programs built against old versions of  They were

> always intended to have a limited lifespan --- I don't see a reason to

> carry them forward into FC6, unless we want to offer them in RHEL5.
> Do we promise ABI compatibility across RHEL releases?

Why do RHEL ABI practices have an impact whether or not a package stays
in Fedora Core or gets moved to Fedora Extras?


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