SP 2.0: Metadata with EncryptionMethod elements fails to load
rra at debian.org
Tue Jan 20 19:58:09 UTC 2009
"Scott Cantor" <cantor.2 at osu.edu> writes:
> Russ Allbery wrote on 2009-01-20:
>> Does a 2.1 SP require at least the 1.1 schemas, for example, or the 1.1
>> library require the 1.1 schemas?
> Same answer. I think you should either not separate them (my preference)
> or make sure they always match.
The reason why they're separated is because Debian Policy requires that
you be able to install multiple versions of a library with different
SONAMEs at the same time. It makes upgrades a lot easier and helps with
the ordering of package installation. This unfortunately (for this
particular case) means that one cannot put files into a shared library
package whose paths don't change with each change in the SONAME.
This is somewhat irrelevant for Shibboleth since it doesn't make a great
deal of sense to have multiple Shibboleth libraries installed at the same
time, but it's one of those project-wide guarantee things.
I'll tighten down all of the dependencies. Thanks for the information!
Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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