Re: S-lang availabe from my ftp site for testing
> > There are a few other nuances (the -dev package usually both provides and
> > conflicts with PKG-dev, so that you don't install two at once). You
> > might want to look at the control file info for libc5 and libc5-dev, for
> > instance, since they were the initial testing ground for all of this.
> I'm not convinced that you want to encode the soname in the developer
> support package too. What's wrong with just PKG-dev-VER ? (libc5 is
> a special case, because you also want to be able to have libc4-dev.)
I include the version indication in all of my -dev package names for
two reasons. First, it makes it blatantly obvious which development
package goes with which run-time package. Second, it makes it less
likely someone will think the older version has been obsoleted by the
newer version and delete it.
David Engel Optical Data Systems, Inc.
firstname.lastname@example.org 1101 E. Arapaho Road
(214) 234-6400 Richardson, TX 75081