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Re: gcc 3.2 transition in unstable

On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 06:54:20PM +0000, Eduardo Pérez Ureta wrote:

> If upstream changed sonames in every API/ABI change.

Upstream has no control whatsoever about ABI changes caused by a new
compiler. Upstream does not need to change the soname in this case.

> And Debian changed sonames in the gcc-3.2 transition there shouldn't be
> any problem.

There is. Incompability with the LSB is worse than incompability with
prior Debian versions. (Otherwise we shouldn't have made the FHS
transition, either.)

 - Sebastian

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