rawhide report: 20100216 changes

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Tue Feb 16 21:17:36 UTC 2010


Jesse Keating (jkeating at redhat.com) said: 
> On Tue, 2010-02-16 at 20:09 +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 08:06:16PM +0000, Rawhide Report wrote:
> > > 	1:libguestfs-1.0.84-1.fc13.i686 requires /lib/libdevmapper-event-lvm2snapshot.so.2.02
> > > 	1:libguestfs-1.0.84-1.fc13.i686 requires /lib/libntfs-3g.so.73
> > > 	1:libguestfs-1.0.84-1.fc13.i686 requires /lib/libdevmapper-event-lvm2mirror.so.2.02
> > > 	1:libguestfs-1.0.84-1.fc13.i686 requires /lib/libntfs-3g.so.73.0.0
> > 
> > Fixed already.  Is there going to be a freeze on sonames at
> > some point?
> 
> We don't necessarily have a soname freeze.  I kind of wish we did, but
> I'm sure that'd be met with lots of loud yelling.

Looking at these requirements, your package is set up such that it will
fail even if the soname doesn't change (but the filename does).

That seems needlessly fragile.

Bill


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