[xmlsec] xmlsec packages for Debian
aleksey at aleksey.com
Wed Jul 10 11:43:30 PDT 2002
> Hello Aleksey,
> You have access to the scripts at any time-- that is what's in the
> libxmlsec_*.diff.gz file. It is a patch file that prepares your stock
> distribution for the one-line command that builds the Debian packages.
> From your root project directory you can apply the patch like this:
> zcat libxmlsec_*.diff.gz | patch -p1
I already put your script in :)
> Assuming I do use xmlsec in the project I'm on, I wouldn't mind doing
> updates and testing. I don't have Debian maintainer status, but can
> probably find a sponsor to upload the packages for me.
> There will be another issue with Debian, which is sonames. In the
> future, would you be willing to increment the sonumber (independent of
> the library version) every time a release breaks binary compatibility?
> That's the "correct thing to do" from what I've read, although it is
> quite a hassle for young libraries. It becomes an issue once other
> packages start depending on libxmlsec.
Yes, I will defenetly do this. Right now I think that the library is in
pretty stable state and
I do not expect to break binary or api compatibility. But you are
absolutelly right and I am going
to follow this rule.
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