On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 05:30:52PM +0200, Rodrigo Moya wrote: > On Sat, 2001-09-01 at 16:35, Mark Brown wrote: > > Well, yes but that goal could be accomplished by statically linking the > > library. Though if upstream think it makes sense to have it shared > > you're kind of stuck with a lot of the problems. > but, that's what sonames and library versioning are for, are they not? Yes, but the ABI is so unstable that this would entail keeping around fairly large numbers of old libraries. > I mean, the problem is on libgal9 being removed when installing > libgal10. If both can coexist, there's no problem at all, right? It'll work but it's not nice and seems to miss some of the point of having the library be shared. -- "You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."
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