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Re: sasl and db2

>>>>> "Herbert" == Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au> writes:

    Herbert> Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org> wrote:
    >>> On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 07:57:57AM +1100, Herbert Xu wrote: >
    >>> Now every time your libraries' interface changes, sdl's soname
    >>> will need > to be bumped.  Worse yet, unless sdl's maintainer
    >>> actively tracks this, > it will not be done and we will end up
    >>> with broken binaries.

    >> Huh?  Yes, sdl's *code* will have to be changed to match the
    >> new interfaces in the new .a x libs.  However, why would the
    >> soname need to change?  A change in code does not always mean a
    >> change in soname.

    Herbert> If you don't change the soname, you will have old
    Herbert> binaries linked with old xf86dga stuff linking with the
    Herbert> new SDL, which will break.  Just look at the old db stuff
    Herbert> and sasl.  

Why does this break anyway?  Shouldn't Ben's db2 versioning fixes be

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