Proposal to (formally/easily) allowing multiple versions of the same library installable

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Fri Feb 13 17:11:58 UTC 2015

Hedayat Vatankhah wrote:

> It is possible, but it'll need package reviews for each new version.

Yes, it is a new package so a new review will be required (for either the 
old-compat or the new-parallel-installable version).

this requirement for an additional review is likely non-negotiable.

> Also, it should be probably added to packaging guidelines for library
> packaging as the default/recommended method (including the possible
> issues that might need attention, as stated in the other reply).

Sure, additional documentation is always welcome.  Are you willing to help 
write some?

-- Rex

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