Re: How to deal with meaningless SOVERSION bumps from upstream?
- Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:53:06 +0000
- From: Mo Zhou <lumin@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: How to deal with meaningless SOVERSION bumps from upstream?
I realized that it's too late to ask the upstream to revert the SONAME bump.
And I decided to bump the soversion after the Buster release.
On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 06:49:39PM +0100, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> 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....