promac at gmail
Feb 29, 2012, 10:36 PM
Post #5 of 6
On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 1:49 AM, Arnaldo Russo <andy-nntp23 [at] linuxtech>wrote:
> Paulo Cavalcanti wrote:
> > I upgraded libxcb to 1.7 in rhel6 and F12 and so far so good (sonames are
> > the same).
> > Fedora rules are against static links, but on the other I am
> > upgrading a core package.
> Yes, that's exactly the reason why I chose to include xcb statically in vlc
> 2.0, I think upgrading a core RHEL library like xcb is quite risky and far
> less desireable than breaking the no-static-libs rule.
Maybe if we change the test for the minimum libxcb from 1.6 to 1.5 nothing
This is the changelog for libxcb:
I see only bug fixes...
Even if we build using 1.7, vlc installs on systems with 1.5, because
there is no difference whatsoever in the sonames.
Paulo Roma Cavalcanti
LCG - UFRJ