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Re: Headsup: ABI changing ImageMagick coming to rawhide



On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 03:21:40PM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> I've just build ImageMagick 6.5.3.7 for rawhide. This version
> introduces *silent* ABI breakage, as the ABI has changed without
> changing the soname (woohoo way to go upstream!)

Can you not patch in a SONAME change in that case?  There is precedent 
for doing this where upstream doesn't bump SONAMEs appropriately - 
openssl, and I think it's the right thing to do (where educating 
upstream fails, obviously).

Regards, Joe


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