Re: haskell-debian vs. newest HaXml
On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 10:33:25AM +1000, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> This is and remains true for C libraries where SO versioning
> takes care of linking. However, for any given library there
> is usually only one -devel library.
That's because most C libraries maintain API compatibility. For libraries that
don't, multiple -dev packages are sometimes used. A historic example is the GTK
1.2 -> GTK 2.0 transition; one current example is Boost.
Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, Jyväskylä, Finland