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Re: gcc 3.2 transition in unstable

On Mon, 2003-01-06 at 18:26, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 04:56:58PM +0000, Eduardo Pérez Ureta wrote:
> [snip]
> > I'm also opposed to this form of transition like other Debian developers.
> > I would like to see all the sonames changed.
> Then IMHO you should request upstream library maintainers to bump their
> sonames whenever API/ABI breaks. That is the root cause of the problem.

Upstream has no way to know that you'll compile with a specific compiler
version. Upstream API is not the problem. Compiler changes that force
ABI changes are the problem here, so far I understand these issues.

-- vbi

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