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Re: libfoo<major> (was: Incoming: directfb soname problems)



On Sun, 2006-05-14 at 00:25 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:

> 
> Maybe it's time to think about packaging so into their separate
> libfoo<major> subpackages like Debian/Mandrake/ATrpms are doing? This
> always ensures forward and backward compatibility at the cost of dead
> libfoo<major> packages lying around.

I semi agree.
If a package containing shared libraries is updated, it should not be
too hard to make a compat package, even if it *just* has the older
shared libraries, so that things don't break.


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