[Pkg-e-devel] Updated Debian packages for Enlightenment
ametzler at bebt.de
Sat Nov 7 18:13:46 UTC 2015
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.
given that upstream now explicitely states  that they (nowadays) do
care about sonames except for experimental components like eo it is
probably a good idea to use upstream sonames and drop experimental
I have sent a followup there but it seems to be stuck in a moderation
`What a good friend you are to him, Dr. Maturin. His other friends are
so grateful to you.'
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