[Pkg-scicomp-devel] Uploading lapack 3.2.0 to unstable

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at debian.org
Mon Feb 16 16:02:41 UTC 2009

* Sylvestre Ledru <sylvestre.ledru at inria.fr> [2009-02-16 14:58]:

> > As you all know, lenny is released.  It is time now to migrate lapack 3.2.0
> > to unstable.  There was no shlib bump, so this migration should be safe,
> > UNLESS the library has changes in the API/ABI in spite of the SONAME not
> > changing.  Does anyone know whether this is really the case?  We should be
> > careful in doing it, because a huge number of packages depend on
> > liblapack3gf.

> At first, I thought it was OK but in fact, they made some interface changes
> in the routines ZCGESV DLASQ3 DLASQ4 SLASQ3 SLASQ4 and removed the routines
> DLAZQ3 DLAZQ4 SLAZQ3 SLAZQ4. I don't know if they are used or not ...

Thanks for the answer.  I am afraid we will have to change the soname, in
this case.   I would like to know the opinion of the release team.


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