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Re: Links for Libraries

On Tue, 4 Jun 1996, Ian Jackson wrote:

> The best way is for the package to create the link libfoo.so to
> libfoo.so.x rather than to libfoo.so.x.y - this will involve less
> mucking about when then library version changes.

I did this for a version of the xlib/xdevel packages, but was told not to
by David Engel. He suggests making the .so -> .so.x.y link be part of the
devel package. I didn't argue. 

Steve Early

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