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Re: shared library -dev package naming proposal

On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 09:36:47AM +0300, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Junichi Uekawa <dancer@netfort.gr.jp> [2005.07.14.1416 +0300]:
> > libfoobar-2.1-0 will have 
> > libfoobar-2.1-0-dev.
> Please distinguish between API and ABI!

True. Indeed the proposed policy is already followed in case of ABI
changes. And any sane program would not compile when ever a library
change its _API_ in a way not back-compatible. 
If not, well that's an upstream issue, not a debian one :)

Francesco P. Lovergine

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