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Re: Dependencies on shared libs, take 2

On Thu, Jun  7, 2007 at 17:56:46 +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:

> * Mike Hommey (mh@glandium.org) [070607 17:49]:
> > On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 05:39:56PM +0200, Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> wrote:
> > > symbols MUST NEVER disappear!
> > 
> > Reality is that it happens.
> Reality is that this build must fail with a proper warning, so that the
> maintainer can decide if this is an excption and ok or whether he should
> cluebat upstream about a what soname means.
Reality is that libs export private symbols (not part of the API, and
not used by anything), and a private symbol disappearing shouldn't force
a SONAME change.


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