libmysqlclient soname version bumped by upstream
cmadams at hiwaay.net
Mon Mar 21 17:55:54 UTC 2011
Once upon a time, Tom Lane <tgl at redhat.com> said:
> So far as I can tell from the release notes, there's no actual API
> change in this update release. The issue is that they realized (too
> late) that they should have done a soname bump between 5.1 and 5.5
> because of previous changes. So it should just be a matter of a
> recompile of F15 packages that are currently linking to
> libmysqlclient.so.16. We've already taken whatever API hit there
> might be.
If that's the case, it sounds like rebuilds should be virtually painless
and the easiest course of action (and a good idea, to make sure that
newer binaries don't get run against older libmysqlclient accidentally).
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
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