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Re: Putting .so symlinks in libs package for dlopen()ing?

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Putting .so symlinks in libs package for dlopen()ing?
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2002 16:01:29 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 02:02:12AM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> I don't see why this is a problem, you'd only need to change the
> dlopen() code if there's a SONAME change - and that should only change
> if there's a binary-incompatible difference.  A difference that might
> not be picked up by the internal checking of the code.

It would be picked up.  That said, it would be nice to depend on
the (libtool?) library version numbering, and remove the internal
checking code.

> The Debian package name of libreiserfs (libreiserfs0.3-0) is also named
> after the SONAME, so you'll have to change the depend anyway - so why
> not change the code at the same time?

I guess the big issue is: what happens if a bug-fix release of libreiserfs
is made?  Will it continue to work with an unmodified Parted?


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