On 04/01/2013 05:19 AM, Joseph Wang wrote:
I just noticed that both wcstools-devel and wcslib-devel create
libraries named libwcs which causes a problem in linking to libwcs.so
Wondering if you have any thoughts on resolving the conflict.
One (or both) of these providers of the same/common soname should rename
things. I'd recommend first contacting each upstream developer(s) to
inform them of the conflict, and advise them to handle resolving the
The alternative is for downstreams (like fedora/megeia) resolving the
conflicts, which ends up being incompatible with upstream (or each
downstream too, if the naming isn't coordinated). This is obviously
much less desirable, of course.