[arch-dev-public] Packages added to todo list 'glew 1.11 rebuild'

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Tue Aug 19 03:49:22 EDT 2014

On Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:38:12 +0200
Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> On di, 2014-08-19 at 09:13 +0900, Gaetan Bisson wrote:
> > What the ?!?
> > 
> > You know that's not how this is supposed to work, right?
> > 
> > It's the second time in two days hugin is broken because of people
> > updating a dependency without checking for soname bumps and pushing
> > straight to [extra].
> > 
> > Is it really that hard?
> > 
> GLEW is broken in a special way: it doesn't provide the .so.1 library,
> so applications link against .so.1.11 or .so.1.10 instead. This is not
> something you would detect when running checkpkg (common sense says to
> ignore soname changes which are not in the first digit).
> Anyways, before rebuilding a lot of shit, please check what's wrong
> with GLEW, you can do the rebuild all over again when this is fixed.

Too many packages were rebuilt already and fixing glew to provide
proper .so.1 library wouldn't change the fact that one symbol has been
removed since last release.
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