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Re: Bug#754513: ITP: libressl -- SSL library, forked from OpenSSL

On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 02:15:13PM +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 01:53:45PM +0200, Toni Mueller wrote:
> > libssl.so.26
> > libcrypto.so.29
> I don't really like it, since it could potentionally clash with
> the ones provided by openssl.  But it seems unlikely that openssl
> will ever use that as soname.

Well.  This are the number of different ABI since openssl exist in
OpenBSD, and they names them correctly.  On other systems, like Debian,
no real ABI-number exists.

libssl actually is at 27 now.

> I had the feeling openbsd didn't care much about ABI stability,
> and that being at 26 and 29 already doesn't give me a good feeling
> either.  I hope you don't have to go and change the binary package
> names each time you upload a new version.

That's the consequence of removing cruft and actually handling ABI
changes correctly.


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		-- Spock, "The Alternative Factor", stardate 3088.7

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