mpich 3.1.4 in rawhide - soname changes
d.love at liverpool.ac.uk
Sun Mar 15 23:17:46 UTC 2015
Orion Poplawski <orion at cora.nwra.com> writes:
>> Do we know if the actual ABI is incompatible, rather than library
>> names/contents? If not, a compatibility libmpich might be useful,
>> partly to avoid breaking existing binaries and partly because I suspect
>> some things will look for a library of that name, at least when
> Hard to say, but it's a fairly moot point as the soname has changed.
I don't understand. That would be the reason for making compatibility
shims, assuming the soname is consistent with the library name. Anyhow,
I don't have strong feelings about what it might forestall, especially
as I don't run Fedora, but got bitten by RHEL.
> Personally I think it's worth just biting the bullet and pushing 3.1.4 to F22
> now and doing the rebuilds.
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