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Re: gmp-4.0.1 and .so numbers

Josip Rodin <joy@cibalia.gkvk.hr> wrote:

>> Does Policy demand that I keep the SONAME of the upstream even when it
>> breaks backward compatability?

> No, I don't think so. If the SONAME is broken, you should fix it,
> preferrably in coordination with the upstream maintainers.

Unilaterally bumping the soname would be pretty lame...
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