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Re: [libunwind] libunwind v0.98 released

From: David Mosberger
Subject: Re: [libunwind] libunwind v0.98 released
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 02:17:20 -0700

>>>>> On Mon, 13 Sep 2004 14:25:47 -0500, Matthieu Delahaye <address@hidden> 
>>>>> said:

  >> I'd prefer not to change the major version number of libunwind-setjmp.
  >> Is a minor version change sufficient?

  Matthieu> No, it won't. There a symlink
  Matthieu> /usr/lib/ ->
  Matthieu> changing the minor version won't
  Matthieu> change the name of the source of the link.

Ah, I thought the symlink was created by ldconfig, but I see now that
it ships with the package.

  Matthieu> This is needed so that the dynamic linker can find the
  Matthieu> library between the time that dpkg installs it and the
  Matthieu> time that ldconfig is run in the postinst script. On
  Matthieu> certain case, this may be long.

Ah, I see.

  Matthieu> However, I think that I can do a diversion. This would
  Matthieu> solve the problem, as long as it is sure an application
  Matthieu> compiled with libunwind 0.9.3 will be able to use
  Matthieu> libunwind-setjmp from 0.11

This _should_ be fine.



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