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Re: pkg-config-0.26

> The problem with our revbump scheme is that while the ABI change
> provokes bumping PKGREVISION in depending packages, it doesn't increment
> something in the package itself, so that one can say "these two binary
> packages have an ABI bump between them" easily.
> So maybe we just need an ABI serial number.

Yes! That's exactly what I always dreamt about.
When we manage binary packages the only thing we can rely on
is a PROVIDES/REQUIRES coherence. But in some cases this is not enough.

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