guile-3.0 release plan

Marco Atzeri
Thu Mar 12 05:00:29 GMT 2020

Am 11.03.2020 um 23:02 schrieb Brian Inglis:
> 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?

not planned. Do we need it ?

For what I see most of the packages are already aware
of the guile instability and plan accordingly

This is coming from of make 4.3

     guile_versions="3.0 2.2 2.0 1.8"

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