How are library versions managed?Q. How are library versions managed?
A. Three ways: run time by oik-lib, build time by WordPress, and both run time and build time by plugins
Is oik-lib just a repackaged version of oik?Q. Is the oik-lib plugin just a repackaged version of the oik base plugin?
A. No. oik-lib and oik both deliver some shared libraries, but oik-lib does not have all the functionality.
What are the supported combinations of oik, oik-lib and oik-bwtrace?Q. What are the supported combinations of oik, oik-lib and oik-bwtrace?
A. All combinations are supported, so long as compatible versions of each plugin is being used.
What is a shareable shared library?Q. What is a shareable shared library?
A. A shareable shared library is a self contained library of function that can be delivered by more than one plugin.
What shared libraries are available?Q. What shared libraries are available?
A. There are a number of shared library plugins that deliver libraries which your plugin can require. Each delivers a subset of the total number of libraries available.
Will I need oik and oik-lib?Q. I already have the oik base plugin. Do I need oik-lib as well?
A. No not really, not at the moment.