Re: Library version in name vs. so version
Roland Stigge <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Hi Goswin,
> thanks for your suggestions.
> On Sun, 2004-06-20 at 16:15, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> You can provide a libjasper-dev in each libjasper-1.XXX-dev and
>> you can add extra links for libjasper-1.so.1.0.0 or libjasper.so.1.0.0
>> and still keep the upstream name for the package.
> I strongly prefer the removal of the package version in the library
> When upstream doesn't want to remove the version from the library name
> (or doesn't respond), what about doing it just for Debian?
> The respective Makefile excerpt seems to be in the current
> libjasper_la_LDFLAGS = \
> -release $(LT_RELEASE) \
> -version-info $(LT_CURRENT):$(LT_REVISION):$(LT_AGE)
> Is it OK to remove the "-release ..." and on updates carefully work on
> the -version-info? Any idea why upstream uses -release _and_
Just make damn sure the ABI stays the same between upgrades.
The rest you have to make up with yourself and anyone using the lib.