[SDL] SDL_image, libpng, soname hell

Joseph Carter knghtbrd at bluecherry.net
Mon Jul 22 17:06:01 PDT 2002

On Mon, Jul 22, 2002 at 04:21:09PM -0700, Joseph Carter wrote:
> Debian's fiddling with ideas about how to handle SDL_image moving to
> libpng3..  Seems that either a new package is needed with version hacking
> evil, or a soname bump to reflect a new ABI.  Doesn't affect SDL, just
> SDL_image, and requires recompiling of anything using SDL_image.

Another option suggested was to version the libpng symbols.  This seems
like a reasonably good idea as well, though it doesn't sound like the
fix-all some have suggested to me.

Comments still welcome.  =)

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd at bluecherry.net>          I swallowed your goldfish
<knghtbrd> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
<knghtbrd> 0x40095fb0 in memchr () from /lib/libc.so.6
<knghtbrd> (gdb) bt
<knghtbrd> #0  0x40095fb0 in memchr () from /lib/libc.so.6
<knghtbrd> #1  0x0 in ?? ()
<knghtbrd> Well That's Really Helpful
* knghtbrd trades gdb for a nice ouija board - it'll help more

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