On 7/15/21 6:52 AM, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek wrote:
On Wed, Jul 14, 2021 at 02:28:50PM -0400, Ben Cotton wrote:
> == Summary ==
> Rebase libffi in Fedora 34 from libffi 3.1 to libffi 3.4 (released
> June 28 2021), and provide a libffi3.1 compatibility package to handle
> the library SONAME transition.
The usual: please don't say "rebase" in public-facing documents.
It's packaging jargon that is not clear to users.
Switched to "Update" since that's what we're doing.
Thanks for the feedback! I've been filing system-wide change requests for
years with glibc, and I was never quite sure of the exact audience that
might be reading them.
I'll try to make the text more "user friendly" in the future. I certainly
appreciate the feedback.
Looks all reasonable… With the compat package, this should be very
I agree, the compat package is required, it really makes the whole
transition very smooth.
> == Release Notes ==
> libffi does not public formal release notes. A change list can be
> found in libffi's git history:
Those sentences are slightly garbled too.
Upstream is providing release notes.
I've updated them to list the important notes for Fedora users.
Many will be happy about the RISC-V support.