[Pkg-samba-maint] r3554 - branches/samba/experimental/debian
vorlon at debian.org
Wed Aug 4 01:00:30 UTC 2010
On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 08:48:45PM -0400, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Steve Langasek (vorlon at debian.org):
> > Symbols should never be dropped from a library's exported interface without
> > changing the soname or, at minimum, the package name. If you believe all of
> > these symbols (including the wbc* ones) are guaranteed not to break binary
> > compatibility with anything that depends on this library, please document
> > this in the changelog; otherwise, please revert this change and push
> > upstream for an soname change in 3.6.0 final.
> Oh, in that case, I might be needing your help. As far as I understand
> things correctly, it seems that without these changes, building the
> package is failing.
Yes - it's *meant* to fail if symbols go missing from a library, to let you
know there's a bug! :) Please revert this change in the meantime, and we'll
talk to upstream about whether these symbols are ok to drop or if an soname
change is needed.
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer http://www.debian.org/
slangasek at ubuntu.com vorlon at debian.org
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 828 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
More information about the Pkg-samba-maint