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Re: soname number in name of dev-package?

Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> writes:

> I'm lost now. As far as I can see, previously you were telling me that
> I was wrong for wanting to "support unsupported versions of libraries".
> Now you're saying that I'm wrong for claiming that nobody cares about
> "supporting unsupported versions of libraries."

No, you should support unsupporting versions of libraries only when
it's the right thing, which is exceedingly rarely, but not never, and,
if I understand Anthony right, pretty much only when you cannot
sensibly just say "fix the damn applications."


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