Library versioning policy

Sven Panne sven.panne at
Fri Nov 24 06:58:21 EST 2006

Am Freitag, 24. November 2006 12:32 schrieb Simon Marlow:
> [...]
> So I think having a *recommended* policy, and clearly documenting it, is
> the way to go.

Agreed. But nevertheless, every simple linear (major/minor/...) versioning 
scheme has some problems, especially when dynamic linking is considered, as 
elaborated in

Are our package version numbers as powerful as the symbol sets described 
there? This could be the case, but I am not completely sure.


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