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Re: How to deal with meaningless SOVERSION bumps from upstream?

> On 19 Mar 2019, at 11:15, Florian Weimer <fw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> * Mo Zhou:
>> Should I bump the SOVERSION and trigger a transition after the Buster
>> release? (I think it's pointless, as it triggers pointless rebuild for
>> many packages including Qt) Or ignore the upstream SOVERSION bump and
>> track the changes by myself?
> I've been able to convince libidn2 to revert a soname bump recently.
> Maybe this would be an option for double-conversion, too?

I recently reverted useless libzip ABI dump that just dropped one deprecated symbol by adding the no-op function back to the library.


Ondřej Surý