Heads up: bumping libnl to v3 in rawhide/F17 soon

Jakub Hrozek jhrozek at redhat.com
Thu Dec 8 16:35:05 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 08, 2011 at 02:13:09PM -0500, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-11-08 at 12:52 -0600, Dan Williams wrote:
> > It certainly has a different soname, so yeah, we can have a -compat
> > package.  But that would still mean a ton of stuff busted for rebuilds
> > while packages get fixed up.  A few upstream packages already work with
> > libnl2, and the delta between 2 and 3 is hugely smaller than from 1 to
> > 3.
> I don't think rebuilds are as big an issue as broken compatibility. I'd
> recommend carrying compat-libnl1 for at least one Fedora release while
> we port the affected applications to libnl 3.

Hi, Dan,

have you decided on whether there will be a compat library?


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