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From: Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...>
Subject: Re: Re: libpng-1.5 smooth upgrade
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 17:11:03 +0100
* Diego Elio Pettenò <flameeyes@...> schrieb:

> What I had in mind was something that would work for upstreams as well,
> mostly by having fallback; so if a package supported up to libpng 1.4 it
> would search for -lpng14, then -lpng12, then -lpng (and in Gentoo would
> hit -lpng14); while one supporting 1.5 as well would go -lpng15 -lpng14
> -lpng12 -lpng ...

In case of multiple versions are installed, that would make the
dependency tracking unstable - the package management doesn't
know which version had been chosen.


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References:
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