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Re: Revert curl change made for flash



On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 09:35 -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 16:00 +0300, Nikolay Vladimirov wrote:
<snip>
> > The change just provides some backward compatibility. It's minimal. 
> > I really think it's not important why the change was made. Since it
> > doesn't break anything and it doesn't waste disk space. It may be
> > useful for some dead opensource projects that use the older version. 
> 
> There are better ways to do this.  Providing a compat-curl package is
> the proper way.  The way it was done now is just a hack with the sole
> intention of making flash work again.

A compat-curl project that would contain duplicated/unmaintained code?
What's the point of this since libcurl didn't break ABI, and only
changed soname?

This is getting a bit too far.


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