Re: Help with sonames for Staden's io_lib package.
On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 09:40:48AM +0100, James Bonfield wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 01:47:42PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > Dear James and Andreas,
> > I was still unsure on the versionning scheme, so I decided to upload a package
> > called libstaden-read0 because with the libtoolisation patch I applied, the
> > soname version is 0.0.0. This leaves room for uploading new packages with name
> > libstaden-read1 or libstaden-read-1.11, once I can figure out how to instruct
> > the build system to do the right thing. Can sonames have a decimal part, like
> > libstaden-read.so.1.11?
> I'm unsure if sonames can have decimal points, but I think it would be
> confusing to have an soname of libstaden-read.so.0 when the library
> version is clearly 1.x.
If there was no dynamic library before, the (dynamic) library version
(i.e., the digits after .so) should be 0.0.0.