Subject: Re: BUILDLINK_DEPENDS.gtk2 >=2.4.0?
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Rene Hexel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/16/2004 21:43:57
On 16/04/2004, at 6:40 PM, Thomas Klausner wrote:

> I thought major shlib bump was a reason to bump DEPENDS?
> After all, there is not *.so.200 after the update, so old binary
> packages _will_ fail. And I don't think that adding such links
> (.so.200 -> .so.400) is a good idea.

   Neither do I.  But I don't see how bumping depends will help with old 
binary packages.  They would still install against a newer library and 
fail, regardless of whether RECOMMENDED or DEPENDS was bumped.