Re: How to prevent a library transition
Josselin Mouette <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Please don't do that. A library transition breaks packages in unstable
> for a while, but if we have both versions, we're going to have to deal
> with them for several *years*. That's what happened for libpng, and
> believe me, it's a nightmare.
Why do you think that we would have to deal with both versions for
years? I expect no problems in compiling and using packages with the
new version, even if their upstream is dead for a while.
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