xerces-c soname bump

Michael Schwendt bugs.michael at gmx.net
Tue Feb 12 11:29:05 UTC 2008

On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 11:58:23 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

> > Especially, since a repoclosure check would only noticed changed
> > SONAMEs and not other changes in a library interface (such as removed
> > symbols, signatures).
> Agreed. But note that I didn't actually mean repoclosure here -- more a
> diff between the output of "rpm -qp foo.rpm --provides" between the old
> and the new package and a heads up to everyone (or something else; maybe
> even put the rpm aside temporary) if a SONAME changed.

rpmdevtools' rpmsodiff and rpmsoname can help with that. abicheck examines
a binary for unbound/private symbols. Library packagers just need to use
some of the available tools. Even repoquery --alldeps is not popular enough

I understand you want a buildsys to perform sanity checks. That requires a
lot of work, however.

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