Subject: Re: pkgsrc sickness
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Rene Hexel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/22/2002 07:09:22
On Thu, 2002-08-22 at 02:30, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> > the ABI of a prerequisite library changes, dependent packages will lose
> > horribly with 'make replace' or 'pkg_add -u'.
> Only if it change *without* a major bump, and if it does that,

  Does 'make replace'/'pkg_add -u' preserve an old version of a shared
library at the moment?  If it doesn't, old packages will still fail if
they are linked against an older (major) version of a shared lib.