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Re: Why do we need FC version attached to the package name?



Jussi Lehtola wrote:
> The versioning of packages with %{?dist} (.fc10, .fc11 and so on) also
> has a purpose. Different versions of Fedora use different compiler
> versions and optimization flags that are not present in older versions.

And most importantly, different versions of libraries with different
sonames. You can't use F10 KDE builds on F11 because the OpenSSL soname got
bumped.

        Kevin Kofler


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