ImageMagick update

Pavel Alexeev (aka Pahan-Hubbitus) forum at
Sun May 16 15:55:02 UTC 2010

16.05.2010 19:35, Orcan Ogetbil пишет:
> On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Pavel Alexeev (aka Pahan-Hubbitus) wrote:
>> I just wonder about frequently of upstream releases (as I say before around
>> one in week). Is it normal update it in rawhide each time?
>> About ABI breakage there separate problem in ImageMagick -
>> So, upstream is not carefully there and I never can't guarantee what there
>> no ABI breakage in any update...
> Hi Pavel,
> It should be okay to update stuff in rawhide, but you probably need to
> give time to maintainers to rebuild their packages before branchings
> (for example, to F-14) or rebuild them yourself.
> Is the upstream not bumping the soname when they change the ABI?
> That's not very nice. Is there no way to "educate" them?
> You can use Debian's unresolved symbols detection script that is
> mentioned in the above link. I would say, rebuilding 30(?) packages
> every other week just for an ImageMagick update would be impractical,
> even if it is done in rawhide only. If you are not comfortable with
> detecting the ABI breakage, or if you can't dedicate enough time, I
> recommend to update every 2-3 months.
> Let's hear what others will say.
> Orcan
Thank you very much for the answers.

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