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Re: Why Fedora 10 still uses openssl pkg from 2007, 4 releases old?



Frantisek Hanzlik wrote:
> But yet - IMHO create symlink ".so.7" to new ".so.8" is I think very
> simple, and may be done with little patch in openssl Makefile, or in
> RPM install script - energy to maintain and backport bugfixes to old
> code must be much greater and probably isn't real maintain it over
> and over again.

The soname major version was bumped for a reason, the libraries are NOT
compatible, such symlinks will cause crashes!

        Kevin Kofler


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