Subject: Re: Version numbers of shared libraries
To: Stephen J. Roznowski <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <cgd@postgres.Berkeley.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 03/20/1994 18:41:34
> > > I'm curious as to why the minor numbers of the shared libraries
> > > aren't changing?
> > 
> > because, basically, it's a pain in the butt for users to change
> > them frequently.
> I'm confused. Are you saying that they should be changing, but they
> currently aren't?

no, they 'could' be changing.  just because you fix a bug
doesn't mean you have to (or even should) bump the minor rev.

when you make a 'serious' interface cahnge, you *NEED* to bump
the major rev, and it's done as appropriate.