[csw-maintainers] sendmail and dbus packages

Philip Brown phil at bolthole.com
Wed Sep 2 23:16:23 CEST 2009

On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 12:16 PM, Dagobert Michelsen<dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
> Am 02.09.2009 um 19:00 schrieb Philip Brown:
>> I previously suggested/requested that our berkeleydb maintainer(s),
>> repackage the "berkeleyedb4" package, to include the old binaries for
>> the shared libs, until they are no longer used.
>> This basically echos our "normal" policies about shared libs.
> This[standard?] policy is there to avoid having multiple packages with
> one version each. Currently we already have multiple packages
> and correct dependencies to each package version. There is no
> need to put all in one package. Essentially, you say "go back
> to the old scheme and let's see that we update all builds
> to old versions".

That "old scheme" is a bit ambigous. Lets be a bit more explicit, and
say "go back to CSW STANDARD scheme".

And lets continue to be explicit and spell out the future path for berkeleydb:

Once applications have been recompiled to no longer use berkeleydb4X
versions of the shared libs, that versioned virtual package should be
completely removed from our repository.

older berkeleydb4X packages should be in transition to non-existance,
once their dependants are gone.


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