Re: No libtiff transition for sarge
On Mon, Aug 09, 2004 at 06:00:28PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Sun, Aug 08, 2004 at 06:46:09PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > [...]
> >> >  OK, you could upload half of GNOME recompiled against an older
> >> > libgpg-error0
> >> Nicely spotted. Seems like libgpg-error0 somehow missed radar, another
> >> case for tpu, imho.
> > Woops! That's was really my fault. I check that there were no internal
> > need to upgrade shlibs, but I forgot to change shlibs creation.
> > Anyway, such change should be made, as new interfaces have been added
> > from 0.7 to 1.0. A package using that should be able to say that he
> > needs the new version.
> If you have new features shlibs needs to be bumped. To fix this in sid
> it looks like you have to upload the old 0.7 version with an epoch or
> as 1.0-realy-0.7 and recompile everything against it (assuming nothing
> uses the new features yet).
> Both is rather ugly.
Could anyone explain how this could work in practice?
Since in both cases the version would be higher than the one currently
in unstable, a package compiled with 1.0 would be allowed to use 0.7 .
You could add versioned conflicts for current users of libgpg-error0 in
unstable and update the build dependencies of such packages using
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