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Re: rpms/geany/devel geany-find-sonames.patch, NONE, 1.1 geany.spec, 1.3, 1.4 geany-dynamic-vte.patch, 1.1, NONE



On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 11:56 -0500, Josef Whiter wrote:
>  
> Geany has this approach because they do not want to have a dependency on 
> libvte, since geany will work perfectly fine without libvte.  This patch 
> is what was committed upstream, so I'm simply matching them so geany 
> will load vte properly.  When the next version comes out it will look 
> exactly like this (unless of course they change something).  If you only 
> have vte installed, you will end up opening libvte.so.9, if you have 
> vte-devel it will load libvte.so, which will still work fine.  Which is 
> more important, matching what upstream has, or changing the order so we 
> prefer libvte.so.9?  Thank you,

The important thing is that upstream learns how to do things the right
way. That will help everybody in the long run.


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