xerces-c soname bump
lemenkov at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 08:11:25 UTC 2008
2008/2/12, Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi>:
> On Monday 11 February 2008, buildsys at fedoraproject.org wrote:
> > Packages built and released for Fedora EPEL testing/5: 7
> > xerces-c-2.8.0-1.el5
> > Packages built and released for Fedora EPEL testing/4: 5
> > xerces-c-2.8.0-1.el4
> This is a soname bump from libxerces-c.so.27 to libxerces-c.so.28, and looks
> like it would break at least enigma, gdal, ovaldi, perl-XML-Xerces and
> xalan-c, not to mention local packages and other local builds.
> (soname bump is an ABI change)
> I haven't seen even a "HEADS UP" mail about this. Without a very good reason,
> this is far from acceptable in EPEL.
Agree - it should be dropped from EPEL-testing.
> BTW, looks like this update is on its way to Fedora too, it'll break even more
> packages there. And not even a heads up mail seen on fedora-devel either.
> Please explain?
Sorry for this. I just forgot to mention about this incompatibility
during mass rebuilds for gcc4.3. I'll revoke requests for update from
F-7 and F-8 ASAP.
I want to keep new version for devel-branch though.
With best regards!
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