library versioning

Oliver Lehmann lehmann at
Sat Jan 22 14:48:56 CET 2005

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:

> hi all,
> i have an idea... not sure if it's worth the work, but i thought i'd put
> it out there.  in light of all the problems with people upgrading, and 
> trying to use parallel stable and CVS, do we perhaps want to start 
> versioning the filenames of our libs a bit better?
> ideally, we'd be doing something like "",

Let's take You would rename it to
right? And when 4.4 comes out, you have to recompile everything, because
the old 4.3 lib is gone, and the new one is named Even
if the libraries API didn't changed? That would be really bad!

 Oliver Lehmann

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