libXfixes versioning is screwed
keithp at keithp.com
Tue Apr 11 10:48:02 PDT 2006
On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 13:20 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> For some reason the libXfixes package version number is tracking the protocol
> number. This is slightly wrong, because the Fixes protocol has no
> major/minor distinction, just a major.
> So I'm probably going to release libXfixes 4.0 anyway, but it'll install a
> binary with an soversion of 3.1, since it's just API additions relative to
> 3.0. Several other libs do this already, including libX11, so this isn't
> really news, but I wanted to give a heads up.
THat's fine -- .so versions needn't match package versions.
keith.packard at intel.com
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