Soname bump libpng (rawhide) - new libraries libpng.16.so and libpng16.so.16.2.0
Bruno Wolff III
bruno at wolff.to
Fri May 17 13:58:32 UTC 2013
On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 13:17:17 +0200,
Kalev Lember <kalevlember at gmail.com> 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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