Bug#634052: transition: glew
On Sat, 16 Jul 2011 14:48:57 +0200
Niels Thykier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 2011-07-16 14:10, Joost Yervante Damad wrote:
> > On Sat, 16 Jul 2011 13:53:03 +0200
> > Niels Thykier <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Package: release.debian.org
> >> Severity: normal
> >> User: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> Usertags: transition
> >> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> >> 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 and I get the feeling the SONAME bump is unneeded.
> in config/version:
> SO_MAJOR = $(GLEW_MAJOR).$(GLEW_MINOR)
> 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"?
I'll check, but I'm pretty sure indeed that it is not needed. This
looks like a mistake.
Joost Yervante Damad - http://damad.be/joost/