[csw-maintainers] Upgrading shared libraries

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Thu Sep 24 09:41:19 CEST 2009

Hi Maciej,

Am 23.09.2009 um 19:23 schrieb Philip Brown:
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski
> <maciej at opencsw.org> wrote:
>>> every package that is "current"ly being distributed, needs to  
>>> actually WORK.
>>> for so long as CSWbar is present, CSWlibfoo must ensure that it does
>>> not break, by supplying the older library that CSWbar requires.
>> That's clear. What I had in mind is: how do we prevent our libraries
>> from growing indefinitely in size due to stale dependent packages?

If an orphaned package depends on a legacy lib you have to keep it.
Or update the orphaned package yourself or find somebody.

Best regards

   -- Dago

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