Em 09-03-2018 17:03, Sven Joachim escreveu:
> On 2018-03-09 15:18 -0300, Herbert Fortes wrote:
>> Hi Sven Joachim,
>>>> My conclusion is that it is very risky to allow such combinations, and
>>>> to rule them out I propose to change the package name of the cdk
>>>> library, say to libcdk5a.  It would then have to build-depend on
>>>> libncurses-dev (>= 6.1+20180210) to ensure that it is linked against
>>>> libncurses6 and not libncurses5.  Of course this can only be uploaded
>>>> to experimental for now, but should go to unstable when the ncurses
>>>> transition starts there.
>> I am OK with changing the name. But libcdk5a does not say 
>> much about why the change.
>> Since the package name will change because of SONAME of 
>> libncurses, I thought to follow the SONAME of the library.
> Well, the SONAME of the cdk library does not change with my proposal.
>> libcdk5-6
> If you like that better than libcdk5a, choose it.  Or any other name,
> it's rather arbitrary anyway.
>> But maybe this will cause misunderstanding. The change is
>> on version 6.1+20180210.
> That's why the build-dependency on libncurses-dev (>= 6.1+20180210) is
> needed.
> I am not sure we understand each other yet, but I'm happy to answer
> questions.

Good! I am searching for a name. And talk about it could

cdk library had problems before (about name), and I belive
the number "5" (cdk SONAME) was the choice to differ from the
other package. That's what I remember.

 - libcdk-java
 - libcdk-perl
 - libcdk5

The "5" was accepted because the SONAME does not change much.

The number "6" is from libncurses. If the two projects have
a strong link, it could be used. But seeing the two numbers,
which of them refers to what. I can put an explanation on 
debian/README.Debian file. But maybe the name will be changed
more than expected.

cdk stands for "Curses Development Kit". A C-based curses widget 
library. Curses/ncurses can be used.

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