libspiro soname bump
pingou at pingoured.fr
Tue Feb 3 06:41:29 UTC 2015
On Tue, Feb 03, 2015 at 05:33:40AM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > Just a heads up that I am building a libspiro update in rawhide (only)
> > that has a soname bump in it. The only thing in Fedora that uses
> > libspiro is fontforge and I intend to rebuild that against it as well.
> Is it really worth announcing the soname bump in such a case? A library only
> used by one application can effectively be treated as private, especially if
> you're taking care of the rebuild.
> (I'm pointing this out because this isn't the first soname bump of this kind
> being announced.)
While you make a point, I prefer to see announce for every soname bump
(including those with very little dependency) than taking the risk of missing
one (which of course would be an important one).
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