Bug#582238: libebml: New upstream release 0.8.0

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Sat May 29 16:18:17 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 05:41:40PM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>On Sa, Mai 29, 2010 at 12:46:43 (CEST), Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> On Sa, Mai 29, 2010 at 12:15:20 (CEST), Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>>> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 08:46:07AM -0400, Eric Dantan Rzewnicki 
>>> wrote:
>>>>On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 01:44:07PM +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
>>>>> Am 27.05.2010 23:08, schrieb Eric Dantan Rzewnicki:
>>>>>> I have imported libebml into the team's git on alioth and merged 
>>>>>> the new upstream. I'm new to library packaging, but will solicit 
>>>>>> assistance from other team members to make this happen.
>>>>> Thanks for taking care of libebml.
>>>>> Did you notice the many changes to the exported headers? Most 
>>>>> probably you should raise the shlibs information (e.g. via 
>>>>> "dh_makeshlibs -V"). If we are unlucky, upstream even modified the 
>>>>> exported ABI, which would mean we need to deviate from upstream 
>>>>> and raise the library SONAME.
>>>>I did not notice. Thank you for pointing it out.
>>> IMHO an excellent reason to use a symbols file!
>> Good idea.
>actually, not, this is a c++ lib.
>I know that dpkg-gensymbols in unstable supports c++ unmangled symbol 
>names, but I cannot figure out how to make it create templates with 
>unmangled symboles. I'm certainly not going to do this step by hand!
>Jonas, do you know how to do that?

Not that I am expert on the subject, but a quick googling seems to 
indicate that filtering through c++filt (part of the binutils package) 
should do the trick.

  - Jonas

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