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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxl: do not expose libxenctrl/libxenstore head

Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxl: do not expose      
libxenctrl/libxenstore headers via libxl.h"):
> I guess so. I must admit I thought we had the policy (however
> ill-advised) of tying the SONAME to the Xen version, but I see that in
> the case of libxenlight we do actually have an independent SONAME.

In general I think it's fair enough to bump the soname online once in
each release cycle.  But now is as good as any.

> I wasn't sure which digit of the major number I was supposed to
> increment so I went with the first... Perhaps a comment immediately
> prior to the variable could describe the requirements?

I would suggest 1.1.  I would normally increment the 2nd number of any
shared library unless it was a complete rewrite or something.


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