libunistring dll version bump

Sun Sep 21 13:33:00 GMT 2014

Yaakov Selkowitz schreef op 2014-09-21 09:25:
> On 2014-09-21 01:44, Erwin Waterlander wrote:
>> 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.
> Not if properly handled.
>> How is this normally handled?
> cygunistring-0.dll is in the libunistring0 package; the new
> cygunistring-2.dll should be in a libunistring2 package,  This allows

I have done that.

> both to be installed until such time as everything has been rebuilt
> for the latter, at which time the former can be removed.
>> Should I just upload the new packages?
> Yes, provided that the DLL is in a libunistring2 package.

Done. I make the announcement soon.

>> 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?
> gettext also uses libunistring, as is the Ports guile2.0 package, both
> of which are mine.

Thanks for your help.

best regards,

Erwin Waterlander

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