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From: Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@×××××.de>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: libpng-1.5 smooth upgrade
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 16:27:54
Message-Id: 20110226161102.GJ22774@nibiru.local
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: libpng-1.5 smooth upgrade by "Diego Elio Pettenò"
* Diego Elio Pettenò <flameeyes@×××××.com> 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. cu -- ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Enrico Weigelt, metux IT service -- phone: +49 36207 519931 email: weigelt@×××××.de mobile: +49 151 27565287 icq: 210169427 skype: nekrad666 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Embedded-Linux / Portierung / Opensource-QM / Verteilte Systeme ----------------------------------------------------------------------