mikal at stillhq.com
Thu Jun 20 18:32:32 EST 2002
On Thu, 20 Jun 2002, Matthew Hawkins wrote:
> adrian (adrian at snowy.net.au) wrote:
> > Are libxml and libxml2 different and independent libraries and thus both
> > be installed OR is one a subset of the other and thus be symbolically
> > linked?
> Although they are both the GNOME XML api, I believe that they are
> separate libraries. I suspect one was for GNOME 1 and the other for
> GNOME 2, and I think there's API changes. I'm not sure why they gave it
> a different name instead of simply bumping the major version number in
> the soname.
I know for a fact that libxml2 can be used outside of Gnome though. I seem
to remember there being doc which said libxml1 was horribly broken and
shouldn't be used.
Don't quote me in public though.
Michael Still (mikal at stillhq.com) UMT+10hrs
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