[Xorg] shared vs static libraries
daniel at freedesktop.org
Tue Aug 10 18:00:15 PDT 2004
On Wed, 2004-08-11 at 01:30, Roland Mainz wrote:
> Both XprintUtil and XprintAppUtil are not stable yet (and at least
> XprintUtil needs a rewrite, parts of the code would win various awards
> for ugly code... =:-), there are still some API changes required before
> the stuff can be shipped as shared library.
Changing API is no excuse for not having a shared library; you change
the API and bump the soname, it's as simple as that. If you change the
API in a static library, people still need to change their code anyway.
If you need any help with soversions, feel free to contact me.
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