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

Albin Tonnerre albin.tonnerre at gmail.com
Sun Jan 4 21:02:58 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 09:52:05PM +0100, Joerg Jaspert wrote :
> > 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.

Unless 'fix it yourself' meant 'patch to keep the API compatible', I'm not
really sure I get what you mean.

Albin Tonnerre
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