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Re: [Xen-devel] when to bump library versions (was: <blank>)

>>> On 19.05.16 at 16:34, <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Currently we bump the shared library names just before the release, so ATM 
> xen-unstable is still using the library names from the 4.6 release. This is 
> an issue if someone wants to install both Xen 4.6 and xen-unstable in the 
> same box (unless you use a different prefix/DESTDIR), because libraries from 
> xen-unstable will replace the stable ones.
> IMHO, it would make more sense to bump the library names just *after* we 
> branch and open the tree for development again.

As you may have seen in Wei's recent commit, not all libraries have
their versions bumped for a given release.

> We could even have the 
> library name versions be set based on XEN_VERSION and XEN_SUBVERSION, so 
> that we don't need to go around the different library makefiles bumping the 
> versions manually.

But so far these two are intentionally private to the xen/ subtree.


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