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Re: HEADS UP: I will be merging christos-time_t by the end of the week
On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 10:47:34AM +0100, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 09:13:57PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> > - all (most) the rest of the libraries get bumped
> I hope that the x11 libraries and other third party libraries are excluded in
> this library bumping.
As I said about a minute ago:
| Any failure to bump the major version of a shared library when the version
| of one of the libraries on which it depends is bumped is a bug.
> It will be a pain to update them for ever, keeping in mind that you always
> need to use a different version number then the offical one.
Yes. This is a huge pain. But put the blame where it is richly deserved:
the bug in question is a bug in ELF itself.
If you *don't* bump the major version numbers of the dependent libraries,
users' programs mysteriously go bang, and there is no way to predict
whether or not they will do so.
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