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Re: Packaging a library when upstream does not build a .so

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 10:42:37AM +0000, Enrico Zini wrote:
>  - call the shared library package libgribapi0d, adding the extra d to
>    signify that it is a Debian specific shared library: that way, the
>    name a future library provided by upstream will not conflict
>  - at that point, I can do what I want with libtool versioning, starting
>    at 0:0:0 and updating as needed as new versions progress

Last time I looked at this, it seemed pretty obscure how to tell libtool
to use a soname constructed like that (i.e. libfoo.so.0d), but maybe I
was looking at the wrong places.


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