[Pkg-e-devel] Updated Debian packages for Enlightenment

Andreas Metzler ametzler at bebt.de
Sun Dec 13 11:07:48 UTC 2015

On 2015-12-12 Ross Vandegrift <ross at kallisti.us> wrote:
> On 11/12/2015 01:45 PM, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > * If possible mark eo symbols specially in debian symbols e.g.
> >   1.15.1-0+eo+1, to allow us to note if packages use them.

> I've been thinking about how to approach this.  There are three options
> I see, but I'm not sure which is best.

> 1) Mark all eo symbols - since all symbols are generated by eo now, this
> means changing versions of existing symbols released in jessie.  This
> seems against the spirit of the symbols tracking?

> 2) Mark symbols introduced after 1.8.6 - this avoids changing released
> symbols, but falsely implies a difference between symbols that are
> equally stable or unstable (since they all came from eo).

> 3) Mark only eolian symbols - most conservative, but fails to track most
> uses of eo-generated symbols.

I would simply take the most conservative approach, if in doubt
produce a stricter dependency. i.e., choose alternative 1.

cu Andreas
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