guile-3.0 release plan

Brian Inglis
Wed Mar 11 22:02:40 GMT 2020

On 2020-03-11 13:32, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-apps wrote:
> With the release of guile-3.0.1 that builds fine on Cygwin,
> I am thinking to copy the debian layout
> so to obsoletes the "guile" package and have instead
> guile1.8 libguile17     libguile1.8-devel
> guile2.0 libguile2.0_22 libguile2.0-devel
> guile2.2 libguile2.2_1  libguile2.2-devel
> guile3.0 libguile3.0_1  libguile3.0-devel
> this should make the life more easy during release and
> during future prunig of any older version not used anymore
> Of course this will cause that all programs will be versioned
>         usr/bin/guild-3.0
>         usr/bin/guile-3.0.exe
>         usr/bin/guile-tools-3.0
> Any problem with that ?

Will you also provide symlinks or use alternatives for backward compatibility?

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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