How image installs work [was Re: The image question]

Vincent Lefevre vincent-opdarw at
Wed Mar 14 19:30:11 PDT 2007

On 2007-03-12 09:29:03 -0400, Daniel J. Luke wrote:
> On Mar 10, 2007, at 9:03 PM, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> >>... which assumes that the port maintainers are going to know
> >>whenever an API/ABI change occurs in their port (which I doubt is
> >>true for all ports - and I don't know of an automated way we can
> >>improve the macports infrastructure to really help here).

> >Just compile and look at the soname.

> That assumes that upstream bothers to change it when the api/abi changes.

But in this case this is a bug. For any upgrade, there is a risk of

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