[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#732344: samba-libs: hdb_samba4.so: too loose dependency on heimdal
modax at debian.org
Mon Dec 16 23:51:48 UTC 2013
as far as I can tell, hdb_samba4.so built against heimdal
1.6~git20131117+dfsg-3 can no longer work with heimdal 1.6~git20120403+dfsg1-2
due to bumped plugin interface version. However, samba-libs dependencies do
not indicate this requirement (heimdal >= 1.4.0+git20110226 there only) As a
result, partial upgrades are possible.
What is more, I think it may not be enough to bump heimdal dep to the latest
version. Actually, you should ensure that older samba-libs does not get used
with newer (i.e. with bumped plugin interface) heimdal. Probably this would be
best achieved by heimdal exporting its plugin interface version (as virtual
package) via shlibs/symbols so all plugins could pick it up automagically
(provided there is a symbol in heimdal all plugins will use). So I'm CC'ing
heimdal maintainers as well.
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