Bug 54163 - libcdaudio-1.0.0pre2 is source and binary incompatible with previous versions.
libcdaudio-1.0.0pre2 is source and binary incompatible with previous versions.
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: libcdaudio (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Reported: 2001-09-29 07:54 EDT by ben.de.rydt
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-17 10:46:36 EST
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Description ben.de.rydt 2001-09-29 07:54:51 EDT
Description of Problem:

libcdaudio-1.0.0pre2 is SOURCE and BINARY incompatible with the previous 
versions, but it does provide the same /usr/lib/libcdaudio.so.1.0.0.

This release can't be found on the sourceforge project page either.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.0.0pre2

How Reproducible:
Try building Audio::CD on CPAN (Perl) for instance. The build will fail 
because the header-file /usr/include/cdaudio.h changed. The names of a 
lot of structs changed, and some simply disappeared. If you have a 
previous version of Audio::CD installed (compiled against libaudiocd 
0.99.x) it will fail with a few unresolved symbols, because the 
/usr/lib/libcdaudio.so.1.0.0 of 1.0.0pre2 is not binary compatible with 
/usr/lib/libcdaudio.so.1.0.0 of 0.99.x.

Actions:
Please:
a) Warn the upstream provider of libcdaudio.
b) withdraw the libcdaudio-1.0.0pre2.
c) or, change the rpm so it puts the lib and header-files in non-standard 
locations, leaving the possibility to install both of libcdaudio-0.99.x 
and libcdaudio1-1.0.0pre2.
Comment 1 Tim Powers 2001-10-01 10:23:25 EDT
I have mailed the current maintainer asking what happened to the version which
was available at http://cdcd.undergrid.net/ (which not is unreachable). I'm
waiting for his response.

Tim
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-01-17 10:55:33 EST
We never heard back from them; since Powertools has been discontinued, the "fix"
is that the package was removed.

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