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Re: New cyrus-sasl2 for etch?

On Wed, 2006-11-29 at 19:14 +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Afair the outcome was that it was ok to rename to libsasl2-2 and
> libsasl2-2-dev so I guess ther has been a small misunderstanding.

This was my understanding also.

> On 2006-11-29 Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> > Anyway, that's not a blocking issue by any means; it just makes me a little
> > nervous to hear about maintainers switching to build-depending on this new
> > package name, which is by its nature far less stable than the existing
> > libsasl2-dev name.
> I see. The ABI might change (soname bump) but the API would not
> necessarily break that horribly that renaming the dev-package is
> called for, stuff would just need to be rebuilt. - Using the soname in
> the dev-package's name would break that.

Fair enough. I'll drop libsasl2-2-dev and we'll stick with libsasl2-dev

If anyone has objections, please raise them now. Also, if you know of
any packages that now depend on or are considering a change to
libsasl2-2-dev, please let them know that they should stick to the
libsasl2-dev name.

Fabian Fagerholm <fabbe@paniq.net>

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