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Re: How to version libraries

On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 09:37:47PM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> We're talking about cases where version libfoo 1.5 has the same soname
> as libfoo 1.4, but the shlibs for 1.5 specifies "libfoo1 (>= 1.5-1)";
> then if this version is in sid and packages build against it, they
> will not be allowed into testing because libfoo1 is frozen at version
> 1.4.

Why would libfoo1 1.5 not be installable in testing? If it's not really
compatible with programs that specified libfoo1 (>=1.4) it should have a
different name, no?

Mike Stone

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