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From: Terry Dontje (Terry.Dontje_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-15 13:44:16


Christian Bell wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Oct 2007, Brian Barrett wrote:
>
>
>> Nooooo! :)
>>
>> It would be good for everyone to read the Libtool documentation to
>> see why versioning on the release number would be a really bad idea.
>> Then comment. But my opinion would be that you should change based
>> on interface changes, not based on release numbers.
>>
>
> Yes, I second Brian. Notwithstanding what the popular vote is on MPI
> ABI compatibility across MPI implementations, I think that
> major/minor numbering within an implementation should be used to
> indiciate when interfaces break, not give hints as to what release
> they pertain to.
>
> . . christian
>
>
I agree with the above sentiment too.

--td