[mlpack-svn] [MLPACK] #176: libmlpack soname is not versioned

MLPACK Trac trac at coffeetalk-1.cc.gatech.edu
Wed Dec 14 23:10:02 EST 2011

#176: libmlpack soname is not versioned
 Reporter:  speet3       |        Owner:  rcurtin   
     Type:  enhancement  |       Status:  new       
 Priority:  minor        |    Milestone:  MLPACK 1.0
Component:  MLPACK       |     Keywords:            
 Blocking:               |   Blocked By:            
 The soname versioning allows for cleaner dependency handling when the ABI
 changes incompatably between released versions.  There is a sort of sweet
 spot for how often to change the soname, see the discussion here:


 Versioning the soname will also remove the packaging warning:

 W: mlpack-dev: shlib-without-versioned-soname usr/lib/libmlpack.so

Ticket URL: <http://trac.research.cc.gatech.edu/fastlab/ticket/176>
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