mpfr soname bump in rawhide

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue Nov 30 18:57:01 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-11-30 at 18:03 +0100, Ivana Varekova wrote:
> Hello,
> mpfr-3.0.0 is now build to rawhide branch and soname is bumped to 4.0.0 
> there.
> MPFR 3.0.0 is binary incompatible with previous versions and also is not 
> completely API compatible.
> The most important changes from versions 2.4.* to version 3.0.0
>    *  MPFR is now distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public 
> License version 3 or later (LGPL v3+).
>    * Rounding modes GMP_RNDx are now MPFR_RNDx (GMP_RNDx kept for 
> compatibility).
>    * A new rounding mode (MPFR_RNDA) is available to round away from zero.
>    * Functions mpfr_random and mpfr_random2 have been removed.
>    * mpfr_get_f and mpfr_get_z now return a ternary value.
>    * a lot of new functions
> full list of changes is on:
> The packages which depends on mpfr should be rebuild against the new 
> versio. The list is:

It would be much better to either do the rebuilds yourself or arrange a
tag for the new soname and ask the packagers of the below packages to
rebuild them in the tag before merging the whole tag into rawhide. We
really need to get away from this method by which you dump a libmajor
bump into rawhide and then just hope for the necessary rebuilds to be

> avr-gcc
> gappa
> gcc
> genius
> ghdl
> gretl
> libfplll
> libmpc
> Macaulay2
> mingw32
> rasqal
> seed
Adam Williamson
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