Re: Experiences of being an AM
On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 08:15:29AM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Mark Brown (email@example.com) wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 03:00:35PM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> > > As for 'no consensus', I'm not sure where you get that idea from, I'm
> > > pretty confident the consensus in Debian and with some upstreams is to
> > > use versioned symbols which are basically just a stamp of the SONAME
> > > for each library.
> There have been some concerns
> raised that having the changes be Debian-local will cause problems when
> copying binaries around between distributions but as far as I've heard
> as long as you've got a halfway recent loader it shouldn't be a
That is not (completely) correct. A application linked against
libfoo+(versioned symbols) will not run with libfoo-vanilla. Only the
other way round works. Therefore if only Debian versions libfoo, you
cannot build on Debian and run the binary on RedHat.