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From: justin <jlec@g.o>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-science] [PATCH 00/10] alternatives-2.eclass updates
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2014 21:21:15
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-science] [PATCH 00/10] alternatives-2.eclass updates by "Sébastien Fabbro"
1 On 21/01/14 18:04, Sébastien Fabbro wrote:
2 > * given the number of bugs, we should keep the linking to the reference
3 > names libraries, so we could eselect providers without re-compiling all
4 > reverse dependencies. We could do this in the open sourced providers by
5 > changing the soname of the libraries we compile, and in the binary ones
6 > (mkl,amcl...) with a link script generated library.
8 I don't get this point. Why do we need to play around with sonames?
9 Doesn't this bring more problems and maintainer burden then letting the
10 consumer recompile reverse dependencies? Are the libs all ABI compatible?
12 Jusitn


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Re: [gentoo-science] [PATCH 00/10] alternatives-2.eclass updates "François Bissey" <fbissey@××××××××××××.nz>