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Re: libexpat in testing

On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 09:03:41AM +1100, Jason Thomas wrote:
> unfortunately the changes to libexpat1 although accidental made the
> package correct!  so libexpat1 is not broken (now), the other packages
> are!

Uh, no.

You can't randomly change the soname of a library without also changing
the package's name. If libexpat1 provides libexpat.so.0, and you want
to provide libexpat.so.1, you _must_ rename the package.

Right now, afaict, someone should be uploading libexpat1 with a symlink
from libexpat.so.0 to libexpat.so.1 with the urgency in the changelog
set to high to make everything unbroken again.


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