[SHR-U] Changing Libraries

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 22:43:39 CEST 2009

2009/6/19 Sebastian Krzyszkowiak <seba.dos1 at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 15:22, The Digital
> Pioneer<digitalpioneer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> OK, so that tells me that it's a known problem that no-one is doing anything
>> about until 1.0? That doesn't help me much. I know I can make symlinks, but
>> it's a massive pain to do that again and again for a slew of libraries.
> Why people are reporting bugs, when they are fixed? :P opkg update;
> opkg upgrade. Packages was updated to match new libs naming. In future
> we want to do it automatically.
>> Why can't we just stick with one naming scheme (such as libelementary.so.0)
>> and ditch all this '-ver-pre-0.1-svn-whatever' stuff?
> Cause it comes from upstream. It wasn't our decision.

and upstream (ie carsten) explained why it was a bad idea to release
these versions with the 'ver-pre-svn' names, rather than the proper
releases. this argument has gone round for months now, and it's still
not sorted.

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