Re: A symlink that stays
On 2008-06-19 08:57 +0200, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 06/19/08 01:34, Sven Joachim wrote:
>> Because it would be wrong. When the library ABI changes, a new
>> libsslx.y.z has to be created _in addition_ to the current libssl0.9.8.
>> And the symlink should then point to the newer version.
> But wouldn't it be the responsibility of package libssl0.9.newer to
> make that change?
The source package building libssl-dev is and will be openssl; if the
bumps ABI, maybe a package openssl098 containing the older version of
the library will be created. But the libssl.so symlink should always
point to the newest version.
You can see that this happened in the past, just look at the packages
, in etch.