Re: How to version libraries
>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Stone <email@example.com> writes:
Michael> On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 09:37:47PM +0100, Julian Gilbey
>> 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.
Michael> Why would libfoo1 1.5 not be installable in testing? If
Michael> it's not really compatible with programs that specified
Michael> libfoo1 (>=1.4) it should have a different name, no?
Michael> frozen != not installable. We are talking about the
Michael> situation after parts of the system have begun to freeze.