Re: Newer versions of libpng.
'Philippe Troin wrote:'
>The current debianized release of libpng is 0.89c. I've debianized
>But... 0.89c has a soname of 1, and a library name of 1.0.89c. Which
>will be inconsistent with the upcoming release of libpng 1.0 (pretty
>As there are binary incompatibilities between 0.89c and 0.95a
>(programs dynamically linked with libpng 0.89c won't work with 0.95a,
>they'll crash), I'd like to bump down the library version to 0.95a
>with a soname of 0.
>Does anyone has an objection about this ?
Yes, don't break other packages. Make the soname 0.95a if you must,
but don't break other packages. See the slang package for the
approach we've evolved on this issue.
[List of packages that would break]
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