Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/databases/db4
To: Johnny C. Lam <jlam@NetBSD.org>
From: Min Sik Kim <minskim@NetBSD.org>
Date: 12/28/2004 17:41:53
On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 16:48:58 -0500
"Johnny C. Lam" <jlam@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> Min Sik Kim wrote:
> > On Mon, 27 Dec 2004 04:27:50 +0000 (UTC)
> > "Johnny C. Lam" <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>Log Message:
> >>Update databases/db4 to 4.3.21. Changes from version 4.2.25 include:
> > The previous shared library was libdb4-4.2.so.2.0.52, but now it is
> > libdb4-4.3.so.3.0.21. Shouldn't BUILDLINK_DEPENDS and PKGREVISION's
> > of dependent packages be bumped?
> No, I think since existing packages can build and use the installed
> db4-4.2.52 package, BUILDLINK_DEPENDS.db4 is supposed to stay where it
> is. However, BUILDLINK_RECOMMENDED.db4 should be bumped to reflect the
> change in the shlib SONAME.
Maybe I'm missing something, but when should we bump BUILDLINK_DEPENDS
if this is not the case?
Also, this SONAME change will affect binary packages of dependent
packages. So why no PKGREVISION bump for them?
Min Sik Kim