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Re: libgal sonames

>>>> "EB" == Edward Betts <edward@debian.org> writes:

> Norbert Veber <nveber@debian.org> wrote:
>> Every time you change the soname, and the new version is installed in the
>> debian archive, the old one is removed.  At that point 22 (at the latest 
>> count) different debian packages need to be recompiled.  Some of them are
>> quite large.

> Why is the old one removed? If we kept the libgal packages until nothing
> depended on it, and then removed it we would not have a problem. I suppose it
> is something to do with libgal-data.

No libgal-data contains only i18n files (ie: mo files)

I really want to know why old lib are removed.

Why we don't keep old libgal packages ?


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