[Pkg-samba-maint] [Pkg-giraffe-maintainers] Bug#857377: kopano-dev: fails to upgrade from 'jessie' - trying to overwrite /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libmapi.so

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Mon Mar 13 17:46:11 UTC 2017

On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 11:50:27AM +0100, Mark Dufour wrote:
> hi all,
> > Mark,
> > as mentioned from Guido in another email could you please discuss a
> > possible name change of libmapi.so with your colleagues?
> jan mentions:
> "Other than libmapi.so (which is a development file), there is not
> even a conflict since openchange uses libmapi.so.0 and zarafa/kopano
> has libmapi.so.1. And Debian does not seem to have an issue with a
> similar constellation involving libkrb5.so.3 (MIT Krb) and
> librkb5.so.26 (Heimdal Krb).."

… which let to krb5-multidev. I don't think this is a worthwhile outcome
for kopano and openchange.

> we could of course change the name on our side, but we're not sure it
> would be worth the effort in this case..?

Since openchange is (according to the maintainers) mostly dead upstream
using a conflict would solve the issue for the moment. Nevertheless I
would consider changing the library name since it's somewhat misleading.
 -- Guido

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