minor revision encoded in SONAME in libpython.so

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Apr 3 20:46:57 CEST 2009


>> So no, no minor revision gets encoded into the SONAME.
> 
> Then what's the significance of the .1.0 at the end of the SONAME?  Is
> it just nipples for men?  (I hope no one objects to my extending the
> Monty Python theme to Time Bandits).

Some systems require that shared libraries have a version in their
SONAME, so we provide a version.

Regards,
Martin



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