Soname bump libpng (rawhide) - new libraries and

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Fri May 17 19:35:13 UTC 2013

On Fri, 2013-05-17 at 08:58 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> 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.

Doesn't this sound like a perfect candidate for the use of a side tag to
do all the rebuilds, then merge the whole lot back into Rawhide when
it's done?
Adam Williamson
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