Pidgin Refresh

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Sat Oct 27 14:54:31 EDT 2012


Brian Morrison wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Oct 2012 15:44:54 +0100
> David Woolley <forums at david-woolley.me.uk> wrote:
> 
>> Unless a library offers a fundamental advantage, one 
>> should stick with the tried and trusted ones.
> 
> Except that your distro has probably updated to new versions because
> they keep track of the latest upstream.
> 

The better ones keep the older variants, although they may cease to be 
part of the default installation.

Note, we are talking about non-backward compatible steps, which 
generally have different .so names, not maintenance versions.


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