Re: A guide about packaging libraries (by a Japanese developer?)?
On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 01:05:40AM +0300, Shaul Karl wrote:
> As far as I remember, some time ago someone (from Japan?) post a
> message with a link to a guide he has written about packaging
> libraries. I tried the archive but couldn't find that message. Does
> this ring a bell for somebody? What other documents about packaging
> libraries are there?
Yes by email@example.com I think. According to:
Libraries are always difficult to package for various reasons. The policy
imposes many constraints to ease their maintenance and to make sure
upgrades are as simple as possible when a new upstream version comes out.
A breakage in a library can result in dozens of dependent packages to
Good practices for library packaging have been grouped in the library
packaging guide. http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer/column/libpkg-guide/
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