[Fedora-packaging] libgdiplus-devel subpackage

Sergio Pascual sergio.pasra at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 09:25:22 UTC 2008

And why  .so.0 file in the main package symlinks to the so in devel
instead of linking to the .so.0.0.0 in main?


On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Paul <paul at all-the-johnsons.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> Currently libgdiplus is broken into devel and the main package as per
> the packaging rules. However, the .so.0 files in the main package
> symlink to the -devel, so without the -devel subpackage, libgdiplus has
> problems.
> In mono, this is fixed (kind of) by having mono-winforms requiring
> libgdiplus-devel (which pulls in libgdiplus if it's not already
> installed). Not the best solution, but one which works. Obviously, this
> can't be used for libgdiplus.
> Given the nature of libgdiplus can an exception be made to this package
> so the .so file is bundled with the main package as well as the .pc
> file? I know it breaks the packaging regs, but I can't think of another
> way around it.
> Paul
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