Bug#630201: transition: liblzma 5
On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 22:15:09 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 04:56:55 -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> > I would like to upload liblzma5 to unstable, so liblzma in wheezy can
> > match the upstream ABI.
> > Relative to what's currently in sid, this involves a soname bump
> > (2 → 5), introduction of versioned symbols, and some changes to the
> > padding at the end of structs. liblzma never looks at this padding
> > so even by simulating the worst case (liblzma2 and liblzma5 being
> > indirect dependencies of a single binary through different paths,
> > resulting in the two versions sharing a process image) I haven't been
> > able to make it cause any trouble for partial upgrades. And I'm not
> > aware of any packages that would trigger that worst case.
> I think this should be ok at this point, feel free to upload to sid.
> Thanks for bearing with us for this long...