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Re: Setting shared lib version not functioning

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Setting shared lib version not functioning
Date: Wed, 06 May 2009 11:15:30 +0200
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John Calcote <address@hidden> writes:

> One thing that bothers me a little is that we never really did solve
> Gerald's original problem. He said his library was created just fine when
> he was passing 2:0:0, but when he switched to 2:0:1, it created a library
> with a version number of 1:1:0. Now, why would Libtool do this? Granted,
> he didn't really want 2:0:1, but 2:0:1 isn't a bogus triplet, either. So
> why did Libtool convert it to 1:1:0?

For the linux way of library versioning the library suffix is computed
as (current-age).age.revision, thus 2:0:1 maps to 1.1.0.  A libtool
version of 1:1:0 whould map to 1.0.1.


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