Re: checking shared lib sonames, potential mass-filing of bugs.
On Mon, 06 May 2002 00:25:11 +0900 (JST)
Oohara Yuuma <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 5 May 2002 22:59:55 +0900,
> Junichi Uekawa <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I've written a crude script to go through Contents-i386.gz file
> > to find some suspiciously looking shared library packages.
> > It does show up some false positives, but
> > there seem to be real problematic libraries around.
> [the script and its output]
> > usr/lib/libshhmsg.so.1 libs/shhmsg 1
> Then what kind of fix do you suggest, or are you just complaining?
I suggest you rename the package now, after woody release.
The reason I stopped you from renaming the package then was that
woody release was imminent.
This kind of change takes a bit of time and struggling to get right.
> On Wed, 23 Jan 2002 00:19:09 +0900,
> Junichi Uekawa <email@example.com> wrote to firstname.lastname@example.org:
> | Oohara Yuuma <email@example.com> cum veritate scripsit:
> | > I want to adopt shhmsg (#118143), but I am not a Debian developer,
> | > so I can't change the title of the wnpp bug until I find a sponsor.
> | > If you are interested, please sponsor me.
> | >
> | > I changed the package name because soname is the right thing.
> | > http://www.interq.or.jp/libra/oohara/debian-unofficial/shhmsg_1.3.4.orig.tar.gz
> | > http://www.interq.or.jp/libra/oohara/debian-unofficial/shhmsg_1.3.4-3.diff.gz
> | > http://www.interq.or.jp/libra/oohara/debian-unofficial/shhmsg_1.3.4-3.dsc
> | That will break snake4, just for the sake of it.
> | Please don't just change package name for the sake of it.
> | Don't try to touch library packages unless you know its consequences.
Junichi Uekawa, firstname.lastname@example.org
Parallel Computing Group, Intelligent Systems Design Laboratory,
Dept. of Knowledge Engineering and Computer Science, Doshisha University
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