On Čt, 2016-10-13 at 14:32 +0000, Petr Pisar wrote:
> On 2016-10-13, Tom Hughes <t...@compton.nu> wrote:
> > In other words, does the soname need to change?
> The soname did not change. But packages built against older library
> linked to versioned symbols. Thus they had to be rebuild.
> I'm not very verse in version symboling. If you think the removal
> requires bumping soname (technically probably yes because you simply
> cannot run the old executable against the new library), you can try
> explain it to the upstream. At the and it's only a release candidate.
> But be prepared they are quite obstinate about this packaging stuff.
I do not think it is worth it. Effectively rpm dependencies detect this
breakage anyway so there is no need to change the soname.
No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
(You'll never know whether the road is wrong though.)
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