Re: Do not link GNOME apps with libpng3
On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 04:37:17PM +0100, Christian Marillat wrote:
> >> "SMR" == Steve M Robbins <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > The fact remains that we cannot change the linkage of the library
> > NOR of applications piecemeal. The changes must be coordinated.
> > In the absence of a transition plan, I see no reason to introduce
> > instability in GNOME by changing imlib. If you have a workable
> > plan, I'm all ears.
> See Colin's answer. Change the library soname and shlibs. This will
> solve this bug.
It's a reasonable transition plan.
However, introducing a new imlib library with a new SONAME will not
solve Bug #128377, as gnome-help-browser binary is linked with
libgdk_imlib's current SONAME.
If you favour doing the libpng2 -> libpng3 transition by introducing
new imlib packages (and SONAMES), then all packages that link with the
current imlib package need to link with libpng2.
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