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Re: libngspice versioning by libtool



Am 28.07.21 um 14:14 schrieb Ian McInerney:
> Depending on how the OpenSUSE build system si setup, a prebuilt version
> from their repository might not work with a library with a different
> version. Many build systems for Linux packages will encode a dependency
> on a specific version of the shared library, which is included in the
> filename. When that changes (called an SONAME bump), the dependent
> packages must be rebuilt to pickup the new SONAME.

this is only true if the current version (aka API version) has changed.
As long the SO version is the same a rebuild package with a greater
version will get built.

>From a quick built of ngspice (branch pre-master with current HEAD) I
can run a KiCad 5.99 without issues with a new version of

Will do further testing this.


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