Re: Unsmooth transition libungif4g -> libgif4
On 2008-02-05, Sven Joachim <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Today a version of imlib11¹ built against libgif4 was uploaded to
> unstable, and I noticed that it can't be installed because emacs21,
woops. My fault I guess. didn't put that much into the change. I can
also revert imlib11 if preferred by release team at this stage.
But it would be nice to unify on one giflib thingy.
> So it seems that all packages currently build-depending on libungif4-dev
> need to be rebuilt against libgif-dev to resolve the issue; binNMUs will
> not be enough, sourceful uploads are necessary.
Having libungif4-dev shlib file say libungif4g (>=something) | libgif4
and binNMU all rdepends could be a smoother way, but maybe not