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Re: ITP: libsocket++ - Socket abstraction library for C++

Simon Richter <sjr@debian.org> cum veritate scripsit:

> > Could you tell me why you are using
> > -release @RELEASE@ instead of -version 0:0:0 ?
> The regular libtool versioning scheme is only good for C libraries, i.e.
> where you can exactly tell when an interface has been added, changed or
> removed. For C++, this is difficult, since you need to take all sorts of
> compiler characteristics into account. The basic plan is to increment
> micro if the header file did not change, minor if it changed, but
> recompiling the app would still work, and major if recompiling wouldn't
> help either.

I think you are not explaining to me clearly your reasoning.
Are you saying that with every change every single package that 
depends on this shared library must be recompiled ?

I have an impression that in this scheme even a change in minor
version requires a rebuild of every binary.


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