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From: Kevin Ryde
Subject: Re: PHP to GUILE
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 08:39:14 +1000
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Vorfeed Canal <address@hidden> writes:
> I'm not talking about GUILE libraries. I'm talking about EXTENSIONS
> libraries. While GUILE libraries for different versions of GUILE can
> happily live in /usr/lib (they have different API versions) this is
> NOT true for the extensions: their SO-number is related to API of the
> EXTENSION, not GUILE but this library is linked to GUILE library as
> well.

Simultaneously supporting multiple binary incompatible versions of
anything is painful.  I would say the best idea is "don't do that".

Subdirs of /usr/lib or versioned .so filenames can keep things apart
if you really want.  And that can be easily handled in the .scm when
loading.  The absense of a global convention is not the calamity you

> why
> project with over 8 years history STILL has such minor basic issues
> unresolved ? Are there are developers who can support GUILE or is it
> semi-abandoned project like HURD ?

Insults and rants are an excellent way to get someone to help you.
Actually describing what you're trying to do would be useless.

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