On Thu, Apr 08, 2010 at 19:24:23 (CEST), Felipe Sateler wrote:

>> For C++ libraries, I don't see any point in using symbol files until
>> dpkg-gensyms understands unmangled symbols. Working on demangled symbol
>> is just too painful IMO.
> According to bug #563752, dpkg-gensyms understands them.

yes, these changes look very promising, but are not in unstable (yet),
and won't make it into ubuntu lucid :-(

>>> And yes, if you coding experts (compared to me) consider the symbol
>>> differences between 1.1.x and 1.9.x not worrying, then I will proceed
>>> with releasing the current packaging, and postpone polishing the symbol
>>> file handling till later :-)
>> That's really hard to tell with that much noise. That noise also makes
>> maintaining the symbol files in future unnecessary hard for my taste.
> Painful, error-prone and superfluous. Shlibs files are enough for the
> relatively stable jack API, IMO.

probably needless to say, but I agree.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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