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Re: packaging and binary incompatibility coming from the compiler

Patrice Dumas writes:
 > On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 10:28:48AM +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
 > > Patrice Dumas writes:
 > > 
 > > This is exhausting.  Please explain why the soname scheme does not
 > > work for changes in the compiler as well as for changes in the
 > > library!
 > Maybe it does, but is it that way that such issues should be handled
 > in fedora? changing soname upon a compiler-related ABI breaking leads
 > to following another soname versionning scheme than upstream, I doubt
 > this is right, and I don't think such issues are handled that way in
 > fedora.

Maybe I'm having difficulty understanding you.  Is the problem that a
Red Hat compiler version is binary incompatible with the upstream
compiler?  And we have not handled library versioning correctly?


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