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Re: obsoleting shlibs - what's the plan

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 07:53:30AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> (Michael van Elst) writes:
> This is now moot, as Luke said he fixed the set lists to remove the
> obsolete tag on the old libs.
> > I believe that programs linked against the old libraries
> > will not work or not work correctly when they start using
> > these libraries, i.e. when they call kerberos functions.
> Can you explain why?  Please assume that they worked correctly before
> the upgrade.

I don't pretend to know all possible conflicts, but the old
libraries will fail as soon as you use new features, like
the in-memory credential cache.

> If anything, this is a general problem of updating shlibs.  Your
> assertion of failure seems unfounded.

Well, none of the people complaining seem to use the new Kerberos
or they would complain that their systems do not boot :-)

In any case, the discussion has ended.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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