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Re: New control field proposal which could help on gcc3.2 transition



Ben Collins wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 02:10:08AM +0200, Manuel Estrada Sainz wrote:
> >  Hello all,
> > 
> >  I wrote the following proposal a while back, but decided that since it
> >  was post-woody, I would wait. But woody is out and I think that it
> >  could also be usefull for the gcc3.2 transition.
> 
> If a package changes it's backward compatibility, it should change it's
> soname and thus it's package name, IMO.

Genralize it past library packages and this isn't really much of an
option though. Something like debconf FE can break backwards
compatability and yet has no soname, unfortunatly.

-- 
see shy jo

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