[Gábor Gombás] Bug#564566: libkadm5clnt7: SONAME conflict with Heimdal

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Jan 11 18:11:31 EST 2010

Jeffrey Hutzelman <jhutz at cmu.edu> writes:

> They have substantially similar API's, with differences no larger than
> might be expected as a result of evolution over time or with different
> implementations of other libraries (e.g. libc).  Certainly the
> differences are not worse than with libkrb5 itself, which may also have
> this problem someday.

Heimdal has changed the SONAME of their libkrb5 quite a bit more, so it's
currently at version 25.  So it's possible but relatively unlikely unless
the rate of change of the MIT SONAME goes up considerably.

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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