[Fedora-packaging] Automatic detection of Requires and versions

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Wed Jan 9 16:58:23 UTC 2008

Patrice Dumas (pertusus at free.fr) said: 
> If something is added between 2.8 and 2.10 while ABI is kept compatible 
> and the soname isn't changed, and that new thing is needed, then the 
> soname is not enough.

Only in the case when you're running something built against, say
Fedora 8, on Fedora < 8. (Or Fedora 8 from some number of months
ago, I suppose, if people are gratuitously upgrading libraries.)


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