In <20090901055635.GC6326@glandium.org>, Mike Hommey wrote: >On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 04:03:06PM -0700, Joe Smith wrote: >> Another issue sprung up, though. What I need to be able to do now is have >> libngi3 (0.8) and libngi3 (0.9) installed at the same time. They don't >> share any binaries that are the same. > >Why would you want that, actually ? Most of the time, this is not >something you'd want. If they are compatible, you don't even need that. >If they are not compatible, then the SONAME should be changed, not the >package name. However, changing the (binary) package name could possibly allow side-by-side installation of the old ABI and the new ABI. This may be desirable in the short term for any library. For the long-term, multiple source packages will probably be required. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. firstname.lastname@example.org ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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