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Re: fun with libgal

On Thu, 2002-01-24 at 15:16, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de> cum veritate scripsit:
> >
> > > But it's possible to build a future version of libgtkhtml20 that depends
> > > on libgal20, IOW:
> >
> > Then the library interface has changed.
> > libgtkhtml20 should no longer be called libgtkhtml20.
> The .so name is given by upstream - we can't simply change it only because
> we recompile our libgtkhtml package with a more recent libgal.

Sure we can.  The soname reflects the ABI; if Debian is making decisions
that change that ABI, like linking against a different libgal, the
soname should be changed as well.


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