[pkg-kolab] Bug#791133: libkolabxml: library transition may be needed when GCC 5 is the default

Niels Thykier niels at thykier.net
Wed Sep 16 19:39:49 UTC 2015

On Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:11:37 +0000 Matthias Klose <doko at debian.org> wrote:
> Package: src:libkolabxml
> Version: 1.1.0-3
> Severity: important
> Tags: sid stretch
> User: debian-gcc at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: libstdc++-cxx11
> Background [1]: libstdc++6 introduces a new ABI to conform to the
> C++11 standard, but keeps the old ABI to not break existing binaries.
> Packages which are built with g++-5 from experimental (not the one
> from testing/unstable) are using the new ABI.  Libraries built from
> this source package export some of the new __cxx11 or B5cxx11 symbols,
> and dropping other symbols.  If these symbols are part of the API of
> the library, then this rebuild with g++-5 will trigger a transition
> for the library.
> What is needed:
> [...]
> The libstdc++6 transition will be a large one, and it will come with a
> lot of pain.  Please help it by preparing the follow-up transitions.
> [1] https://wiki.debian.org/GCC5#libstdc.2B-.2B-_ABI_transition

This gcc-5 related transition is done.


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