libmysqlclient soname version bumped by upstream

Chris Adams cmadams at
Mon Mar 21 17:55:54 UTC 2011

Once upon a time, Tom Lane <tgl at> 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
>  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>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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