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Re: address@hidden: Re: [Mesa3d-dev] Re: libtool]

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Subject: Re: address@hidden: Re: [Mesa3d-dev] Re: libtool]
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2001 14:40:53 -0500
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On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 11:50:44AM -0600, Brian Paul wrote:
> I'm not going to put a lot of effort into explaining this but here's
> the story.
> Mesa's used the convention for some years now.
> The "1.2" indicates the library implements the OpenGL 1.2 API.
> Anything else there would be VERY confusing for end users at this
> point.
> The last part "xxyyzz" is usually something like 030402 to indicate
> Mesa version 3.4.2.  With this convention, people can look at their
> file and determine which version of Mesa they're
> using.  It also allows various versions of* to coexist.
> This very useful for the developers so we may easily switch between
> versions when doing regression testing.

So the 1.2 is "static"? Have you looked at -release? I don't know what
this will do to the SONAME though. It won't give you the name above
but close enough (

albert chin (address@hidden)

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