library sonames in installed 4.4beta1

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Sat May 6 16:58:12 CEST 2006

Jani Monoses wrote:
>>>can others confirm or invalidate that 4.4 beta 1 installs 
>>> and ?
>>>Even though the version string in the configure files says otherwise
>>>(soname major version of 3 and 5 respectively) at least here a build
>>>results in the library versions I mentioned.
>>The version info in the configure file (libxfce4util) says interface 3,
>>age 1, so it's 3 - 1 = 2.
> Thanks, it's a bit clearer now. I thought current from libtool directly 
> translates to soname major. So in case of libxfcegui4 (5.0.1) the soname 
> is not changed.
> As for libxfce4util was age reset to 0 (and consequently soname major 
> needs bump) because of removing some utf8 handling functions which makes 
> the library not backwards compatible with 4.4beta1?

Right, I droppped some deprecated functions that weren't used since the
4.0 days.

> Jani


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