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Re: Problems in Debian GNU/Hurd with Xorg and GCC

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Problems in Debian GNU/Hurd with Xorg and GCC
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2020 18:13:16 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170609 (1.8.3)

Almudena Garcia, le ven. 03 juil. 2020 17:53:52 +0200, a ecrit:
> > Concerning vim, git etc., use "apt-cache policy vim" etc to know the
> > version you can install from unreleased, and install them this way:
> >
> > apt-get install vim=2:8.2.0716-2
> Yes, I solved the problem with git at this way. But, anyways, it's necessary 
> to
> solve the version conflicts in Debian GNU/Hurd repositories, without version
> hacks.

That'd be a way involved thing: it'd mean either adding the support into
mini-dak, or making debian-ports migrate to dak instead of dak.

Better just fix the bugs that prevent these packages from building
normally and get installed normally.

> If I show Debian GNU/Hurd to a friend, my friend can hate Hurd if he/she needs
> to do this hack to every package ;)

It's not "every" package. But yes, sure, the Hurd way is bumpy. Just
like Linux was when its was much less used. People seem to have
completely forgotten that. Setting up Xorg used to be a nightmare there.


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