Re: Bug#161644: libarts
severity 161644 serious
Chris Cheney <email@example.com> writes:
> severity 161644 wishlist
> Take this up with James Troup (elmo) he previously rejected the packages
> due to the splittage. As you can easily read from your own quote the
? It is possible to quote this e-mail ?
> reason for not including binaries in library packages is so that
> multiple versions can be installed at once. This _CAN NOT_ happen for
> libarts regardless of if the binaries are split out of the package. So
> leave my bug priorities alone.
> Quoting you quoting policy 11.3:
> If your package has some run-time support programs which use the
> shared library you must not put them in the shared library package.
> If you do that then you won't be able to install several versions of
> the shared library without getting filename clashes.
> That last sentence in my eyes at least renders the whole paragraph
> meaningless in libarts case since it can never have multiple versions
> installed. It won't work, period.
The libarts0/libarts1 transition prove that this is not true. May be you
intent to break again Debian when libarts will change to 2 ?