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Re: fw: gfortran transition release goal proposal

On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 11:35:30AM -0700, Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
> >   Package: lapack3
> >   Binary: lapack3gf, lapack3-test, lapack3-dev, lapack3-pic, lapack3-doc
> >   Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 4), gfortran, refblas3-dev (>= <first version built with gfortran)

> I assume that the soname and filename of the library itself shouldn't
> change, just as in the g++ transition, right?  So lapack3gf would
> continue to contain /usr/lib/liblapack.so.3, and therefore the new
> lapack3gf binary package (for instance) needs to Conflict and Replace
> the old lapack3 to prevent dpkg overwritten file complaints.

Yes, this is the plan. I'll update the instructions with the
Conflicts/Replaces stanza.

"rm -rf" only sounds scary if you don't have backups

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