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Re: DO NOT REMOVE the lib packages after updates

* Andreas Barth (aba@not.so.argh.org) wrote:
> * Josselin Mouette (joss@debian.org) [040712 18:25]:
> > Are you asking to have a new source package at each SONAME change?
> > Except in some rare cases (e.g. libpng), that's a very bad idea.
> A new source package is not required. You can just provide more binary
> packages for a transition time from one source package.

Without a new source package you'd be compiling two libraries from one
source w/ two different SONAME's.  Getting that right, and forcing the
existing build system (whatever it is) to do it could be rather..


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