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Re: how to best handle this library update?

On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 2:45 PM, sean finney <seanius@debian.org> wrote:

> i have the following ideas:
> 1) split out the c++ libraries, make the c++ library conflict with the older
>    version of libxmlrpc-c3 (conflicting files) make the -dev package
>    depend on both libraries, and hope that a half dozen binNMU's fix the
>    problem quickly enough.

Seems acceptable, the others a bit less optimal.

> other ideas or comments of the above would be welcome...

Ask upstream if they plan to make any ABI bumps of the C and C++
libraries and if so encourage them to do so shortly after squeeze is



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