[sane-devel] Patch to make XSane work with SANE 1.1

Julien BLACHE jb at jblache.org
Tue Oct 14 16:15:29 UTC 2008

"m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:


> while this is technically true, i personally find it kind of annoying.
> A library like sane effectively IS its interface, so changing the
> interface is changing the version number.

Consider that you may need to bump the soname for reasons unrelated to
SANE, like ABI changes on the target platform. The soversion is really
a technical thing and not a versionning thing.


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