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Re: Policy proposal for compatibility packages



Les Mikesell <lesmikesell <at> gmail.com> writes:
> Change your terminology to 'pre-compiled' and 're-compiled' because it 
> really doesn't relate to code being proprietary or not, only when it was 
> compiled.  And then you also see why the -devel doesn't matter.

That assumes the Free programs you're rebuilding actually rebuild against the 
new version of the library. The #1 reason compat libraries are needed is that 
this is not the case (due to API changes).

        Kevin Kofler


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