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Re: Versioning fast-development libraries (call for help with debtags packaging)

On Sun, Aug 01, 2004 at 08:59:19PM +0200, Enrico Zini wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 01, 2004 at 01:36:10PM +0200, Enrico Zini wrote:
> > Is there some more restrictive versioning and dependancy scheme I could
> > use?  I tried setting shlibs so that packages would depend on =version
> > instead of >=version, but that seems to be a bit too restrictive.
> Nice folks in IRC suggested me to Provide: libtagcoll-api-1.0 and
> Depend: libtagcoll-api-1.0, then change the virtual package depend when
> the API/ABI changes.
> It's a solution that I like very much and I want to post it here for the
> records.

Unless I am misunderstanding what you mean this shouldn't be needed if
you use libtool and its versioning system.  Look into how its current,
revision, age system works.


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