[webkit-gtk] Deciding the deprecation path for WebKit1

Alberto Garcia berto at igalia.com
Fri May 30 06:51:05 PDT 2014

On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 03:44:17PM +0200, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:

> Actually I see many things in Debian depending on
> libjavascriptcoregtk (and thus linking to it).

Yeah, I think I went too fast:

$ readelf -a /usr/bin/shotwell | grep javascriptcore
 0x0000000000000001 (NEEDED)             Shared library: [libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0.so.0]

> So a rebuild of those packages would get them linking against the
> new libJSC. We would need a transition, but it would probably be
> very smooth.

So this is in practice equivalent to breaking the ABI.


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