Soname bump libpng (rawhide) - new libraries and

Petr Hracek phracek at
Mon May 20 07:03:00 UTC 2013

Just a one short question.

You are talking about side tag.
Could you please describe me what are you talking about?
It seems like I am a newbie.

Best regards / S pozdravem
Petr Hracek

On 05/17/2013 09:35 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> 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?

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