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Re: guile-2.0.11 installation on system with 2.0.5

From: Chris Vine
Subject: Re: guile-2.0.11 installation on system with 2.0.5
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:00:31 +0100

On Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:46:07 +0200
Federico Beffa <address@hidden> wrote:
> Your guess is correct: The distribution that I'm using (Debian wheezy)
> ships 2.0.5 as the newest guile version and I need to keep it to
> satisfy dependencies of other distribution supplied packages.
> However, I would like to experiment with a newer version of guile. I
> will then follow your advice and install it in a different directory.

Surely dependency requirements would be satisfied by a later library
version with the same so name?  I should read up the documentation on

But quite honestly, if you want to experiment with newer software don't
use an archaic distribution such as debian stable, which is out of date
even when first released.


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