[Pkg-e-devel] Updated Debian packages for Enlightenment
ross at kallisti.us
Tue Nov 3 20:34:28 UTC 2015
On 11/03/2015 02:09 PM, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> On 2015-11-01 Ross Vandegrift <ross at kallisti.us> wrote:
>> The biggest issue: upstream doesn't bump soname for ABI/API changes, so
>> I've opted to rename all of the packages to reflect v1.15. I think I
>> have all of the Breaks & Replaces correct to get a smooth upgrade.
>> This gets weird with elementary. The previous packages patched a bumped
>> soname, and distributed as 'libelementary2'. I've reversed that choice,
>> and instead renamed to 'libelementary1.15' with soname 1. It seems to
>> work fine, and I think it's okay, since it's just a different package -
>> but I'm not sure if that's an acceptable change.
> Hello Ross,
> thanks for making an effort.
Thanks for your earlier effort!
> have asked upstream about the soname? Is it their stated position that
> they not care about it?
In the past, they didn't want to bother, I don't know if they have an
official position - I will ask.
> If you need to change the soname just for Debian you should use a
> soname that is not in upstream's namespace.
Ah, that makes sense - I see a few examples with an upstream and a local
part, like libmyguiengine3debian1. I'll add a change like that to my
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