libjpeg-turbo API/ABI bump in F19 (transition from jpeg6 to jpeg8 API/ABI)

Adam Tkac atkac at redhat.com
Thu Oct 18 14:43:39 UTC 2012


On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 10:35:56AM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Adam Tkac (atkac at redhat.com) said: 
> > I've just created
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/libjpeg-turbo-jpeg8-ABI page which
> > contains plan how to successfully move from current jpeg6 API/ABI to more recent
> > jpeg8 API/ABI for Fedora 19.
> > 
> > All packages which depends on libjpeg.so will have to be rebuilt. Since I have
> > provenpackager privileges, I will cook some script which will rebuild all
> > pkgs automatically so no action will be required from maintainers.
> > 
> > If there are no objections against this approach, I will start with this task
> > next week.
> 
> Ouch. I can see a need for a compat library for some period of time here -
> the jpeg6 API has certainly been around for quite a long while.

Hm, you are probably right. Since libjpeg is widely used, there might be some proprietary
apps which require it.

In my opinion we can just ship compat libjpeg.so.* without development files for
some time. Or do we need devel files as well?

Regards, Adam

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Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.


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