Reason for 11 or 1.1 appended to SDL files?

Oliver Lehmann lehmann at
Thu Jul 6 17:12:03 UTC 2006

Dmitry Marakasov wrote:

> I wonder what is the reason SDL has it's version appended everywhere
> (include/SDL11 instead of include/SDL, instead of
>, sdl11-config instead of sdl-config). It takes extra time when
> porting SDL software, extra patches need to be added. Is there any good
> reason for such changes to sdl' file names?

Once we had SDL 1.0 in the tree too and this was done to avoid conflicts
between both versions.

 Oliver Lehmann

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