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




On 3/19/19 2:25 AM, Mo Zhou wrote:
> Hello guys,
> 
> I'm talking about the src:double-conversion package (popcon >= 70k),
> and a choice for the post-Buster stage.
> 
> The upstream doesn't follow semantic versioning convention at all.
> Recently they have changed the SOVERSION to 3:
> https://github.com/google/double-conversion/commit/4199ef3d456ed0549e5665cf4186f0ee6210db3b
> But that doesn't imply any ABI or API change.
> IIRC their last major version bump was merely due to directory layout
> change...
>
> [....] 

Did you actually try to talk to upstream?
That should be the first thing to do....


Bernd


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