[RFC] soversion of kdevplatform libraries

Matt Rogers mattr at kde.org
Wed Jan 16 01:18:47 UTC 2008

On Jan 15, 2008, at 5:18 PM, Andreas Pakulat wrote:

> On 13.01.08 15:10:56, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just had a look at the installation of kdevplatform and found  
>> that the
>> libraries all use the GENERIC_LIB_* stuff from kdelibs, which  
>> gives us
>> soversion of 4 and version number of 4.0.0 (and soon 4.1.0).
>> IMHO thats a bit dishonest regarding the stability and relatively
>> newness of those libraries. Also its a "huge" jump from the public  
>> libs
>> in kdevelop3 (where the libs had soversion 0).
>> How does everybody feel about using soversion 1 and version 1.0.0 for
>> the initial release of kdevplatform?
> This is a heads up for everyone compiling kdevelop4 regurlarly. I'm
> going to commit the change on thursday evening (about 45 hours from
> now). Matt already announced we're not following kdelibs soversion on
> k-c-d, so I'm taking that and the lack of reponses so far as an "ok".
> Anybody feel free to object and explain your reasoning.
> And the real reason I'm notifying everybody in advance, is that you're
> going to need to remove all libxxx.so* from your builddir/lib  
> directory
> and of course also from installdir/lib. So a build will take some  
> time.
> Andreas

Thanks for doing the work. Please go ahead when you're ready.

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