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Re: shared library -dev package naming proposal

* Francesco P. Lovergine (frankie@debian.org) wrote:
> 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 :)

Exactly! :)  We must have a seperate tracking of API and ABI changes.
To do otherwise is madness.


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