Re: libpkg-guide updated (versioned symbols), please proofread
* Stephen Frost <firstname.lastname@example.org> [040601 22:53]:
> -dev packages should *NOT* depend on other -dev packages unless their
> public .h files #include files from those other -dev packages (which
> generally shouldn't be the case). That whole crap was due to the lack
> of understanding of the problem and blindness to the proper solution
> (versioned symbols).
I agree that versioned symbols should be more often used, but one should
note that there are problems not solved by versioned symbols. Libraries
should not pass data structures of other libraries through and do other
ugly things like this, but this might still happen somewhere, so one
should be cautious.
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