Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Re: [ubuntu/wily-proposed] libxcb 1.11-0ubuntu1 (Accepted)

>From: Robert Ancell <[email protected]>
>Date: 10:09pm, Tue, Jul 14, 2015
>Subject: [ubuntu/wily-proposed] libxcb 1.11-0ubuntu1 (Accepted)
>To: <[email protected]>
>
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>libxcb (1.11-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium
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> * New upstream release (LP: #1402966)
> * debian/control:
> - Add build-depends on xutils-dev
> - Bump build-depends on xcb-proto
> * debian/libxcb-xprint0.symbols:
> - Add new symbols
> * debian/libxcb-xkb1.symbols:
> - Some symbols removed, but no dependencies use them
> * debian/rules:
> - Bump shlibs

Were the symbols removed not supposed to be part of the public interface (current assumption) or did upstream not bump SONAME appropriately? If the symbols were supposed to be public but removed, that could still adversely affect locally built software.
Thanks,
Micah