Re: fun with libgal
On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> Wouldn't it help the "testing" distribution
> (except for the size of archive?)
> if there was gal18 and gal19 simultaneously, in archive.
How do you want to solve the problems with inter-library dependencies?
Consider something like the following:
Depends: libgal19, libgtkhtml20
This means that evolution is linked with _both_ libgal.so.18 and
libgal.so.19. It might work in most cases but if you are unlucky there
might be run-time failures in the program (hint: libpng2 <-> libpng3).
As long as only one libgalXY package is in testing at a time this means
that this problem can't occur in testing.