SONAMES! (was: lesstif: what's the story)
Herbert Xu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> You can upgrade if you want to, but the whole point of the new package is so
> that you don't have to. Lesstif 0.86 broke binary compatibility without
> changing the soname. The debian package was compiled with the old ABI until
> I took over. We have to switch over now because otherwise Debian will be
> incompatible with other distributions.
Why did the soname not change?
I consume, therefore I am