Why shared libraries have version numbers

David Collier-Brown davec-b at rogers.com
Tue Jul 7 18:59:16 GMT 2009

   I was being humorous: you're English is perfectly fine! 

   I was suggesting the first thing you do is tell the programmer
using two versions of the same library to not do that!


Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 11:56:10AM -0400, David Collier-Brown wrote:
>>> How do you cope with a program that requires version .2 that
>>> also links in a library that requires version .1?
>>> Volker
>>    You speak unkindly to the programmer (;-))
> Sorry, I was not aware of the rudeness of my language. I'm
> not a native speaker, sorry.
> Volker

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