Bug#963932: Unversioned symbol json_object_iter_next is in all of json-c, jansson, json-glib

Chris Hofstaedtler zeha at debian.org
Thu Jul 30 00:22:46 BST 2020

Control: severity -1 important

* Simon McVittie <smcv at debian.org> [200728 00:21]:
> On Sun, 28 Jun 2020 at 22:06:13 +0200, Chris Hofstaedtler wrote:
> > your libraries BOTH export a symbol named json_object_iter_next,
> > causing crashes for binaries that end up loading both (possibly
> > transitively).


> Because util-linux (libmount) has taken steps to avoid pulling json-c
> into unsuspecting processes' namespaces, I don't think this should be
> treated as RC any more - I think important would now be a more reasonable
> severity. Chris, do you agree?

>From libmount PoV, I agree. Have lowered severity for #963932 now,
but this should not be seen as overriding jansson,json-c Maintainers


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