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Re: HEADS UP: I will be merging christos-time_t by the end of the week

On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 08:17:43AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> David Holland <> writes:
> > On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 02:57:00AM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> >  > >What about structures that have inline time_t members? Otherwise
> >  > >this is a serious issue waiting to be hit. Just consider two different
> >  > >libraries, one old, one new, both using stat(2).
> >  > 
> >  > All have been versioned. Including rpc, etc.
> >
> > Are we going to do a mass revbump in pkgsrc?
> Why is this any different that any other change, like base system
> openssl bump?  If we revbump every package, should we be doing this for
> every incompatible change in every OS pkgsrc runs on?  I don't think
> we've ever (or certainly not usually) done this.

Any failure to bump the major version of a shared library when the version
of one of the libraries on which it depends is bumped is a bug.

I'm sure that like all other software, pkgsrc has bugs.


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