[Fedora-packaging] Automatic detection of Requires and versions
pertusus at free.fr
Wed Jan 9 09:46:07 UTC 2008
On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 10:14:09AM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-01-07 at 23:08 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 05:38:52PM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > >
> > > If the SONAMEs are the same, the libraries MUST be compatible.
> > >
> > > => No need for a package dep.
> > They can be backward compatible and not forward compatible and have the
> > same sonames. It is the case with usual libtool versionning.
> And were is the problem? I feel you are splitting hairs.
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.
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