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# Copyright 1999-2018 Gentoo Foundation
# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2
# @ECLASS: preserve-libs.eclass
# @BLURB: preserve libraries after SONAME changes
if [[ -z ${_PRESERVE_LIBS_ECLASS} ]]; then
# @FUNCTION: preserve_old_lib
# @USAGE: <libs to preserve> [more libs]
# These functions are useful when a lib in your package changes ABI SONAME.
# An example might be from to Removing
# would break packages that link against it. Most people get around this
# by using the portage SLOT mechanism, but that is not always a relevant
# solution, so instead you can call this from pkg_preinst. See also the
# preserve_old_lib_notify function.
preserve_old_lib() {
if [[ ${EBUILD_PHASE} != "preinst" ]] ; then
eerror "preserve_old_lib() must be called from pkg_preinst() only"
die "Invalid preserve_old_lib() usage"
[[ -z $1 ]] && die "Usage: preserve_old_lib <library to preserve> [more libraries to preserve]"
# let portage worry about it
has preserve-libs ${FEATURES} && return 0
has "${EAPI:-0}" 0 1 2 && local ED=${D} EROOT=${ROOT}
local lib dir
for lib in "$@" ; do
[[ -e ${EROOT}/${lib} ]] || continue
dodir ${dir} || die "dodir ${dir} failed"
cp "${EROOT}"/${lib} "${ED}"/${lib} || die "cp ${lib} failed"
touch "${ED}"/${lib}
# @FUNCTION: preserve_old_lib_notify
# @USAGE: <libs to notify> [more libs]
# Spit helpful messages about the libraries preserved by preserve_old_lib.
preserve_old_lib_notify() {
if [[ ${EBUILD_PHASE} != "postinst" ]] ; then
eerror "preserve_old_lib_notify() must be called from pkg_postinst() only"
die "Invalid preserve_old_lib_notify() usage"
# let portage worry about it
has preserve-libs ${FEATURES} && return 0
has "${EAPI:-0}" 0 1 2 && local EROOT=${ROOT}
local lib notice=0
for lib in "$@" ; do
[[ -e ${EROOT}/${lib} ]] || continue
if [[ ${notice} -eq 0 ]] ; then
ewarn "Old versions of installed libraries were detected on your system."
ewarn "In order to avoid breaking packages that depend on these old libs,"
ewarn "the libraries are not being removed. You need to run revdep-rebuild"
ewarn "in order to remove these old dependencies. If you do not have this"
ewarn "helper program, simply emerge the 'gentoolkit' package."
ewarn " # revdep-rebuild --library '${lib}' && rm '${lib}'"