Naming of a .pc file: package.pc vs package-version.pc

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Fri May 22 01:46:23 PDT 2009

]] Rex Dieter 

| Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
| > Not having co-installability means you might need to uninstall and
| > install packages when you build different pieces of software.  I don't
| > really consider that a problem. 
| I consider it a problem.  non co-installability is not friendly at all... 
| much preferable to have things "just work".

I prefer to have my computers do work by automatically installing and
uninstalling packages rather than having to do manual work on all
reverse dependencies each time a package bumps its API.  You appear to
prefer the opposite.  (Which is fine, but it comes down to a matter of
preference and what kind of work you would like to do.)

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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