[Distutils] [pyconuk] "just use debian"

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Oct 2 02:36:40 CEST 2008

Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mardi 30 septembre 2008 à 17:20 +0200, Tarek Ziadé a écrit :
> > I mean, if you change a public API of your package , you *have* to
> > change its name ?
> Yes, this is the requirement for C libraries, and we try to enforce it
> as well for other languages.

Things are somewhat different in C, because the filename of
the .so isn't something you refer to in the source code.

Applying the same thing to Python would require the version
to be specified every time the module is mentioned in an
import statement.


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