Re: Slink to potato upgrade
On Tue, Mar 23, 1999 at 11:41:52AM +0000, Kevin Dalley wrote:
> You seem to prefer a sounding dichotomy:
> 1. Break many users code when they upgrade to potato.
It was already broken in rex->bo, bo->hamm etc.
> 2. Create binary incompatibility with other Linux distributions.
It's inacceptable IMHO.
> Neither of these options is good.
> If Debian were the only distribution to use new sonames, that would be
> an area for criticism. However, if no distribution uses new sonames,
> and many applications fail, Linux as a whole will be mocked be users
> and non-users. Moral superiority is fine. Usability is essential.
Nobody ugres you to upgrade. If slink works for you why upgrade to potato?
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