[zeromq-dev] Why are there two repos?

AJ Lewis aj.lewis at quantum.com
Mon Aug 6 19:40:51 CEST 2012


On Sun, Aug 05, 2012 at 08:21:12PM +0900, Pieter Hintjens wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 2:30 PM, Allan Wind <allan_wind at lifeintegrity.com> wrote:
> 
> > ./lib/libzmq.so.3.0.0
> > ./lib/libzmq.so.3
> 
> I guess this is the ABI version. Not sure why there are two files but
> this is how it seems to work. :)

So the ABI hasn't changed from zeromq 3.0 to 3.2, is that correct?
Typically you'd want to at least rev the last number for every
release so you could have multiple concurrent versions installed, but
I don't know how many people actually use that.

This is a good rundown of how it "typically" works, FWIW:
http://plan99.net/~mike/writing-shared-libraries.html

Regards,
-- 
AJ Lewis
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Quantum Corporation

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