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Re: intention for tiff packages

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:00:53 -0500, Jay Berkenbilt wrote:

> Upstream has committed symbol versioning for both the 3.9.x branch and
> the trunk (4.0.0) and is prepared to release 3.9.6 and 4.0.1 with symbol
> versioning once we sign off that it's what we're looking for.  What's
> the best way to do this?  I would hate to make the assessment on my own
> and then find out it's still not right.  Maybe I can prepare versions
> for experimental built with symbol versioning and someone can look it
> over?  I'll still do my test of an application depending on a library
> with tiff 3 and another library with tiff 4.
An upload to experimental with the option enabled seems reasonable.  On
the packaging side the addition of versioned symbols means bumping
libtiff4's shlibs to avoid warnings from ld.so.  I quickly looked over
the upstream changes adding the version script, which look fine to me.


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