Re: C++ ABI change -- freezing unstable for new C++ library packa ges
> I maintain a package (hdf5) which contains a pure C library and a C++
> interface. However, I'm pretty sure the C++ library isn't used by
> packages depending on it. In this case, is it necessary for
> the library to be renamed?
What about third-party software that is not part of Debian and depends on your C++ interface to work? Is it fair game to break it? Even if the ISV neatly packaged it for Debian?