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Re: What problem might happen when bumping soname without adding Conflicts:/Breaks:?




Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> The default in Debian is to allow coinstallation of the libraries,
> but there are actually cases where it is better to add a Conflicts.

> Without symbol versioning it is a problem if you end up with both 
> libraries in a binary, in this case e.g.:
>   deepin-menu -> libdframeworkdbus1
>   deepin-menu -> libdtkwidget2 -> libdframeworkdbus2

This is a good point, although if you don't have symbol versioning for a
shared library in this day and age, I'd say that itself is a bug.  But I
know there are upstreams who still haven't gotten the religion.

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Russ Allbery (rra@xxxxxxxxxx)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>