[zeromq-dev] Announce: Stable ZeroMQ release 4.0.1 - library SONAME

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue Oct 8 18:28:48 CEST 2013

On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 6:18 PM, Jose Pedro Oliveira <jpo at di.uminho.pt> wrote:

> And what happens if I have an application that uses the v4 new features
>   and I copy it to a system where there is only ZeroMQ v3 installed?

Well, it won't work, for sure.

> Note that ldd only reports the requirements based on the major number
> (and yum/rpm also have a similar behaviour):

That seems unfortunate and contradictory to the libtool rules. I'm
sure there's a rationale but I don't know it.

What is your suggestion? Afaics simply incrementing the major ABI
number at every stable release is not feasible (4.1. 4.2, ...)


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