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Re: Do we want to change libxml2's package name

On Mon, 13 Jul 2009, Mike Hommey wrote:
> I am now wondering what to do. Doing the change, introducing a
> transitional package, shouldn't be disruptive. On the other hand,
> leaving the package as it is is doing no harm besides the policy
> violation that has been in place for almost a decade.
> What do you think?

I agree with Junichi's last comment. Keep the package name as is and
update it only next time that the SONAME changes.

Many package do not respect this point of the policy. It should be a
conventional name to use when you have to rename the package for a SONAME
change but it should not introduce a useless transition just for

Raphaël Hertzog

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