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From: Roland Schwarz (roland.schwarz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-14 10:23:19

Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> Yes --layout=system is closer to what I want.

After having tried to look up debian policy I think I understand what
you are after at.

> Since you've asked, I'd propose one of two things: either (1) change
> the behaviour of layout=system; or (2) for backwards compatibility
> keep layout=system and add a third layout (system-versioned?) that
> does what I suggest.

(1) would be fine I think i.e.

and to have symbolic unversioned link.

However one question about debian policy:

"In most cases, if a package version matches the SONAME, it is a sign
that there is a problem with the versioning scheme."

So, if following your suggestion, would this indicate we introduce a
"problem with the versioning scheme"?

Shouldn't boost libs rather:

and have a unversioned link from

Could you please comment on this?

  _  _  | Roland Schwarz
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