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Re: SONAME in C++ libraries

On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 01:57:27PM +0200, Andreas Fester wrote:
> Shachar Shemesh wrote:
> [...]
> > What I thought was to use "0" as SO version, which is a standard way to
> > state that the interface is not guarenteed to remain stable. I'll also

> I did not know about this. Do you have a pointer to the appropriate
> section in the Debian policy or some other document?

No, because it's not standard at all.  There are plenty of libraries in
Debian with sover 0 that *are* stable.

The right answer is, if binary compatibility isn't going to be provided,
don't ship a shared library.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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