Re: advise needed for library packaging
On Tuesday 30 December 2008 04:04:55 Paul Wise wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 5:12 AM, George Danchev <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Why is libfoo-X-dev better than libfooX-dev, where 'X' is being some sort
> > of API version discriminator ?
> Both of those are the same,
I'm glad to read that.
> my comment was about libfooABI-API-dev vs libfoo-API-dev.
Yes, your wording made that clear, the latter is preferred.
* if the ABI has changed, but the API remains the same, then change the
library package name, but not the -dev package one.
* if the API has changed, both -dev and library package names should be
I wonder if such a wording would address the valid complain of #493951 ?
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