Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Plugin installation path
From: Roland Knall <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2017 07:34:42 +0200
+1 

But we might need a build step in the PD to enforce that fact. And have a closer eye on API changes to ensure no incompatibility may occur. 

Regards 
Roland 

> Am 09.09.2017 um 00:44 schrieb João Valverde <[email protected]>:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> If I'm not mistaken we have a policy of binary compatibility between patch releases (X.Y.Z)
> 
> Should we change the installation path for plugins from $pkglibdir/plugins/X.Y.Z to $pkglibdir/plugins/X.Y to reflect that?
> 
> The logic being that out-of-tree plugins don't need and shouldn't have to be reinstalled from X.Y.Z to X.Y.Z+1 (if that policy is followed correctly).
> 
> Thoughts?
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