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Re: toolchain issue makes qt3 drop symbols ?

On 2008-02-11, Michael Meskes <meskes@debian.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 08:44:02PM +0100, Sune Vuorela wrote:
>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=465028 - libqt3-mt: Missing 
>> weak symbols for stat64 functions
> libqt3-mt isn't supposed to provide stat64, right?

I don't think so, no.

>> The question is simply:  How to proceed?  
>> Do it like ubuntu did and just binNMU the packages expecting these symbols? 
> This is what I would suppose.
>> I am not in favour of just binNMUing everything, as we breaks partial upgrades
> Could you elaborate?

Someone is running etch, but wants the newest ksomething from testing.
That newest ksomething will quite soon pull in libqt3-mt from 3.3.8b
with dropped symbols.
That means that half his kde programs doesn't work anymore.


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