Soname bump libpng (rawhide) - new libraries and

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Fri May 17 13:58:32 UTC 2013

On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 13:17:17 +0200,
   Kalev Lember <kalevlember at> wrote:
> 2) Introduce a libpng15 compat package with the old soname, to satisfy
>    deps while the packages are being rebuilt. You'd need something
>    similar to:
>    "Review Request: libpng12 - backwards compatibility for libpng"

Note for the libpng jumo from 12 to 15, a lot of packages needed minor 
changes, not simple rebuilds. So that change took a while to implement. 
It sounds like going from 15 to 16 will be a lot less work, and hence 
may not take long enough to be worth adding a compatibility package.

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