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Re: [zypp-devel] libzypp and shared library policy
  • From: Klaus Kaempf <kkaempf@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 12:18:10 +0200
  • Message-id: <20070718101810.GB7905@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett <dmacvicar@xxxxxxx> [Jul 16. 2007 14:39]:
> 
> After merging the branch into trunk, and preparing for submission, I got a 
> failure from rpmlint, that we dont follow library policy.
> 
> http://en.opensuse.org/Packaging/RpmLint
> http://en.opensuse.org/Packaging/Shared_Library_Packaging_Policy
> 
> According to the policy, the package name should be
> 
> libzypp$NUMBER where $NUMBER is the soname.
> We use right now a special way to create the soname from the package name. So 
> we can avoid increasing the major version when we make interface incompatible 
> changes.
> 
> For now, I just cheated over rpmlint and I am trying to get the package built 
> for submission, but this has to be fixed somehow.

Proposals anyone ?


Klaus
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