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Re: Experiences of being an AM

On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 08:29:11AM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Andreas Metzler (ametzler@logic.univie.ac.at) wrote:
> > 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.
> My understanding was that you'd get a warning about it but the
> application would still *run*, at least.

That understanding is not correct, see e.g. #221958 (and the merged
ones), there were multiple people experiencing total failure of cups
when using a version of cups linked against gnutls7+versym but having
only an older gnutls7 installed.

               cu andreas

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