Hi Russ, Thanks for your detailed summary, it's very helpful. Le vendredi, 2 novembre 2012 23.47:11, Russ Allbery a écrit : > In practice, divergence from the upstream SONAME practice is probably a > bad idea. This business of having an exposed private API is dangerous and > constitutes bad API design on upstream's part, but that's not something > that we can easily fix in Debian, and diverging too far from upstream is > probably counter-productive. That's the crux of the problem indeed. The "good way" would be to have a libcupsprivate, shipping its objects outside of standard library paths, right? Sounds like an invasive bug, not sure that it would be worth the work. Cheers, OdyX
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