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Re: Procedure reminders on updating a lib package for a C++ ABI change

On Jul 16, 2005 at 14:27, Stephen Gran praised the llamas by saying:
> This one time, at band camp, Ralf Treinen said:
> > I have a (probably very stupid) question:
> > 
> > On Sat, Jul 16, 2005 at 03:09:18AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > 
> > > If one of your packages needs to be transitioned, DO NOT upload it before
> > > the C++ libraries it depends on have successfully made the transition.
> > 
> > Is there an easy way to find out which of the libraries a package
> > depends are C++ libraries, and which are not?
> grep'ing for Depends: libstdc++ would probably do it (although I have
> recently found that some, like libgmp3, only Recommend: libstdc++ as it
> is a c library with c++ bindings).

Shouldn't the C++ bindings be split out and depend on libgmp3 and

David Pashley
Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione.

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