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Re: [Ready for test/1.5.0] gdbm-1.8.3-4, libgdbm4
At 11:32 PM 7/21/2003 -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>> Given that 1.8.3-3 and 1.8.3-4 contain incompatible dlls, isn't the
>> tradition to name the packages differently and have them coexist in
>> setup for a while (without default upgrading when in non-test mode)?
>> That way old applications can keep working when gdbm is updated
>> and rebuilding the databases is only necessary when the relevant
>> application (exim, cvs,...) is updated to use the new gdbm.
>Yes, it is -- and that is what I did.
>The old dll was/is named cyggdbm-3.dll and is in the libgdbm3 package.
>The new dll is named cyggdbm-4.dll and is in the libgdbm4 package.
>What's the problem?
None. I didn't know about libgdbm4.