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Re: Bug#351269: fragroute needs binNMUs

On Mon, May 29, 2006 at 04:24:47AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Niko Tyni <ntyni@iki.fi> writes:

> > the fragroute package needs a recompile because of a libevent1
> > ABI change between 0.8-2 and 1.0-1.1 (without a corresponding soname
> > change). This is the only thing blocking grave bug #351269.
> >
> > Could somebody please schedule binNMUs?
> >
> > Thanks,
> Normaly that is not the way to fix this. A library MUST change its
> soname when it changes the ABI.

Sure, that was an error. See #304622.

> But why do you only notice that now? Even sarge has libevent1 1.0b-1.1
> already. This means that fragroute 1.2-7 in sarge is broken. Do you
> want to have a binNMU included in the next stable release?
> PS: You could upload a new fragroute with the current Standards-Version.

I'm not the fragroute maintainer, I'm just trying to help to fix the RC 
bug #351269. Apologies if it was not my place to request a binNMU.

The fragroute in sarge additionally suffers from the libdumbnet bug
#364821, which was recently fixed for sid. So a binNMU would not be
enough for sarge.

Again, sorry if I'm stepping on somebody's toes.
Niko Tyni		ntyni@iki.fi

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