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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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