Subject: Re: BUILDLINK_DEPENDS.gtk2 >=2.4.0?
To: Thomas Klausner <wiz@NetBSD.org>
From: Rene Hexel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.