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Re: Naming convention of KDE packages...

On Wednesday July 17 2002 6:21 pm, Severin Greimel wrote:
> Hi everbody,
> first of all let me apologize for not presenting a real problem... :)
> But I've wondered if anybody could explain to me why the KDE2 lib
> package is named kdelibs3 and the KDE3 counterpart ist named
> kdelibs4? I'm sure there is some reasonable explanation for this, but
> unfortunately not obvious enough for me...

Probably due to the lib versioning.
For example, libkdecore.so.4* in kdelibs4 and libkdecore.so.3* and so on 
in kdelibs3.

all the best,

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