Re: please no shlib bumps! (forw) Bug#401044: marked as done (libpng12-dev: [AMD64] asm API functions not exported)
* Josselin Mouette (firstname.lastname@example.org) [061209 12:07]:
> Le samedi 09 décembre 2006 à 11:35 +0100, Andreas Barth a écrit :
> > Hi,
> > | * Fixed "Incorrect shlibs information". Closes: #401465.
> > --- libpng-1.2.15~beta5.orig/debian/libpng12-0.shlibs
> > +++ libpng-1.2.15~beta5/debian/libpng12-0.shlibs
> > @@ -0,0 +1,2 @@
> > +libpng12 0 libpng12-0 (>= 1.2.15~beta5)
> > WTF is that? An shlib bump in the last second? That prevents fixing
> > *any* package which builds against libpng12 to be fixed via unstable
> > during the full freeze. What a bad idea.
> > Not amused.
> This is the result of uploading new versions adding new symbols in the
> first place.
Joss, one question:
You wrote in your changelog entry some time ago:
libpng (1.2.8rel-5) unstable; urgency=low
* drop_pass_width.patch: don't export png_pass_width, it's absolutely
-- Josselin Mouette <email@example.com> Mon, 3 Oct 2005 20:18:43 +0200
Why was it unnecessary to export it, and why did packages FTBFS because
of that (cf http://bugs.debian.org/399499)? Or did I miss something?