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Version numbering change on IRIX

From: Rainer Orth
Subject: Version numbering change on IRIX
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 17:02:11 +0100 (MET)


I just noticed this change

2002-10-23  Robert Boehne  <address@hidden> Do not add 1 to the version under IRIX, it is
        not necessary.

in CVS libtool.  I couldn't find any rationale for it in the archives, and
fear that it might be a dangerous incompatible change:

Consider you currently have two versions of and  If you rebuild your library (without any configuration change)
after the libtool patch above, the current version will suddenly become and overwrite that older incompatible version at installation
time.  This cannot really be intended?


Rainer Orth, Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University

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