Debian Bug report logs - #316741
RM: winelib -- RoM; obsolete

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Reported by: Mirco Bauer <>

Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2005 13:18:05 UTC

Severity: normal

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From: Mirco Bauer <>
Subject: RM: winelib -- RoM; obsolete
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 15:13:57 +0200
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Please remove the source and binary packages of winelib.
Winelib was used by old Mono versions (<= 1.0) to emulate the
Sytem.Windows.Forms API. Winelib had many problems though because wine
often changed things and broke on each release for Mono.
Since Mono 1.1.x (which is also in debian) it uses a different approach
to emulate the API, it draws itself the GUIs using System.Drawing, it's
a full managed code approach and cross-plattform too.
Thus winelib is obsolete.


Mirco 'meebey' Bauer


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From: Debian Archive Maintenance <>
Subject: Bug#316741: fixed
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 11:22:54 -0700
We believe that the bug you reported is now fixed; the following
package(s) have been removed from unstable:

libwine-cil |      0.3-4 | i386
   winelib |      0.3-4 | source

Note that the package(s) have simply been removed from the tag
database and may (or may not) still be in the pool; this is not a bug.
The package(s) will be physically removed automatically when no suite
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