xerces-c soname bump

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at leemhuis.info
Tue Feb 12 08:45:20 UTC 2008

On 12.02.2008 09:11, Peter Lemenkov wrote:
> 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.
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/GuidelinesAndPolicies#head-b2927ee315835820eecc0883d05df0e1658ac388
>> (soname bump is an ABI change)
>> I haven't seen even a "HEADS UP" mail about this.

Hopefully sooner or later Fedora and EPEL get tests script that notice
such things before they hit the repo :-/

>>  Without a very good reason,
>> this is far from acceptable in EPEL.
> Agree - it should be dropped from EPEL-testing.


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