FC13 nss-softokn-freebl update issues

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Tue Jun 1 21:48:32 UTC 2010

Elio Maldonado (emaldona at redhat.com) said: 
> Getting back to 
> >> (i.e., libfreebl3.so instead of libfreebl.so.3)?
> No danger of the name class I alluded for nss but we still want to preserve the names so as not to break other dependent packages. I wonder if aliases may help in any way. If we were to add, via the spec file, libfreebl.so.3 as an alias to libfreebl3.so (and similarly with libnssdmb3.so and linsoftoken3.so), would that help?

I'm not sure it would really *help*, as it might cause confusion as some app
would think that's the actual soname. I'm mainly curious as to the history
of how the libraries ended up that way.


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