Re: Is the Debian dependency system broken? (wget vs libgnutls-deb0-28)
Simon McVittie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> One solution is to give the lower-level library versioned symbols, with
> at least one unique version per SONAME. That's how libjpeg and libpng
> avoid breaking lots of GUIs every time they bump SONAME, for instance.
FWIW this specific combination should not break again, since the new
nettle has versioned symbols.
It also should not hit us on the jessie->jessie+1 upgrade, because
this will include a GnuTLS soname-bump which automatically enforces
a lockstep nettle/gnutls update.
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