Baloo-widgets soversion

Elvis Angelaccio elvis.angelaccio at
Fri Jul 20 21:46:15 BST 2018

On venerdì 20 luglio 2018 21:53:12 CEST, Antonio Rojas wrote:
> Hi,
> In 18.08 baloo-widgets follows the KDE-Applications version 
> number. This has the side effect that the libKF5BalooWidgets 
> soversion has bumped from 5 to 18, and will presumably keep 
> getting bumped every year (regardless of API changes). This 
> seems wrong to me. Looking at the source it seems the soversion 
> is given by a BALOO_WIDGETS_SOVERSION variable, which is however 
> not being set anywhere. If this is not intentional (as I hope), 
> it should be fixed before the final 18.08 release.  

Hi Antonio,
BALOO_WIDGETS_SOVERSION is set by ecm_setup_version() [1].

This could be easily fixed by passing a fixed SOVERSION argument to 
ecm_setup_version(). But which one should be used? Would it be correct to 
use 5 even if the library version is going to be YY.MM.DD ?



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