Bug#498697: libeel2-2.20: libeel-2.so library not in user package (only in -dev)
michel.casabona at free.fr
Fri Sep 12 13:56:04 UTC 2008
----- "Josselin Mouette" <joss at debian.org> a écrit :
> Since libeel-2.so.2 does not have a stable ABI, we don’t ship this
> and instead we rename it at each major version. It is wrong for an
> external (non-GNOME) program to rely on it.
I trust you that is a technically wise decision.
Note that it was pointed out that the program is supported on Ubuntu
where it works flawlessly (and indeed the symlink is here).
> You can still add a libeel-2.so.2 symbolic link by hand, but this is
> risk of crashes.
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