libunistring dll version bump

Marco Atzeri
Sun Sep 21 07:51:00 GMT 2014

On 21/09/2014 08:44, Erwin Waterlander wrote:
> Hi,
> There is a new upstream version of libunistring: 0.9.4. I have created
> the new packages, but I have not uploaded them yet.
> In the new version there is a version bump of the dll,
> cygunistring-0.dll will be replaced with cygunistring-2.dll. So I expect
> that when I upload the new packages, all packages that depend on
> libunistring will break.
> How is this normally handled?
> Should I just upload the new packages?

leave old libunistring0 in place with all the 0.9.3-2 packages

Create new libunistring2 package for the new dll.
So new compilation will use libunistring2 and current programs
will continue to use libunistring0

See as example libglpkXX on

> I know one package that depends on libunistring: wcd. Jari Aalto
> maintains it, but he is not responding.
> How can I find all the packages that depend on libunistring?

looks on setup.ini (for both 32bit and 64bit)
There are ~ 4 packages
> regards,

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