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Bug#634052: transition: glew

On 2011-07-16 14:10, Joost Yervante Damad wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Jul 2011 13:53:03 +0200
> Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net> wrote:
>> Package: release.debian.org
>> Severity: normal
>> User: release.debian.org@packages.debian.org
>> Usertags: transition
>> Hash: SHA256
>> Hi
>> Transition bug for glew; Joost can you follow up if there are any
>> thing we should be aware of?
> Normally they should all just build fine.
> Joost

I have checked the 1.5.8-3 -> 1.6.0-2 diff plus the news from
upstream[1] and I get the feeling the SONAME bump is unneeded.

in config/version:
  LDFLAGS.SO = -shared -Wl,-soname=$(LIB.SONAME) [...]

in config/Makefile.linux:
  LIB.SONAME = lib$(NAME).so.$(SO_MAJOR)

I suspect that upstream got the SONAME part wrong here and $(GLEW_MINOR)
is not supposed to be in the SONAME.  Could you please ask your upstream
if they really intended to do a SONAME bump for "minor bug fixes and
some new extensions"?


[1] http://glew.sourceforce.net

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