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Re: aspell upgrade woes

Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> writes:

> So aspell changed the library name to libaspell15c2, which breaks all
> the existing packages that use libaspell.  
> Was this really an ABI change in libaspell?  If not, there was no
> reason to make the change as I understand it.  Were high-severity bugs
> filed on all the packages that depend on the library, requesting
> recompiles?
> My understanding was that this upgrade would *not* normally change
> library package names, so I'm wondering why this one did.  The aspell
> changelog doesn't contain anything illuminating.


aspell (0.60.3-2) unstable; urgency=low

  * debian/control: renamed libaspell15 to libaspell15c2 for the GCC 4.0
    ABI change transition

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