Re: Automatic Debug Packages
]] Emilio Pozuelo Monfort
| > Because you're trying to debug a binary on your system that's linked
| > against it.
| Then you should work on making your package build with the new library, since it
| will be FTBFS anyway :)
No, it won't. You're confusing changed ABI from changed API.
Say you have foo, linked against libbar1, this works fine. foo, linked
against libbar2 (where the ABI was bumped because some part of the ABI
changed), doesn't work. Being able to debug both of those to see where
their behaviour differs has value.
Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are