[Pkg-e-devel] Comments regarding ecore_0.9.9.050+svn20081201-1_i386.changes

Joerg Jaspert joerg at debian.org
Sun Jan 4 20:52:05 UTC 2009

> Future API (or ABI) breakages are expected (the same applies to evas, edje
> and edbus), and upstream is not really fond of SONAME changes, so we
> choose to rename the -dev packages to avoid breakages when that happens.
> If you have any suggestion regarding how to handle this kind of situation more
> gracefully, I'm interested, though.

Fix it within Debian yourself, thats what a distribution is about. If
upstream is an idiot, you have to jump in.

bye, Joerg
<lamont> is there a tag for "won't be fixed until sarge+1"?
<sam> depends whether the BTS is year 2037 compliant

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