Re: Bug#464320: Request for binNMUs for libpcre3 [Fwd: Bug#463413: problem solved by recompiling the package !]
On 2008-02-06 Mark Baker <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 06:54:47PM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > It simple rebuild would still break partial upgrades.
> Yes, I agree. I don't think rebuilding the reverse dependencies is the
> right solution.
> The changelog suggests that the ABI change is un-necessary (it was an
> attempt to fix a problem on windows). We could just revert the change,
> but that would mean we had a different ABI from other distributions. I'm
> not sure what the best solution is here. What if anything have other
> distros done?
Most of them probably have not experieneced the problem. Ubuntu is at
7.4, fedora devel at 7.3.
> > Is it clear at all yet whether the ABI breakage is in the C++ wrapper
> > libpcrecpp0 or in the main library?
> Yes, it's in the C++ wrapper.
That limits the problem a lot. (Etch has only a single external rdev to
it.) Is there any reaction by upstream yet?
I am cc ing debian-release to make sure they do not (yet) act on the
rebuild request, followups probably need not go there.
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