FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
» Video Reviews

» Linux Archive

Linux-archive is a website aiming to archive linux email lists and to make them easily accessible for linux users/developers.

» Sponsor

» Partners

» Sponsor

Go Back   Linux Archive > Redhat > Fedora Packaging

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-09-2008, 06:14 PM
Rex Dieter
Default Automatic detection of Requires and versions

Axel Thimm wrote:

On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 11:58:23AM -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
Patrice Dumas (pertusus@free.fr) said:
If something is added between 2.8 and 2.10 while ABI is kept compatible
and the soname isn't changed, and that new thing is needed, then the
soname is not enough.

Only in the case when you're running something built against, say
Fedora 8, on Fedora < 8. (Or Fedora 8 from some number of months
ago, I suppose, if people are gratuitously upgrading libraries.)

As said this has happened with real life use cases:

But these cases are (should be!) much the exception, and not the rule.

-- Rex

Fedora-packaging mailing list

Thread Tools

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:50 PM.

VBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2007, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2007 - 2008, www.linux-archive.org