"Rolling releases" and library updates?

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – The understanding you have of linked libraries indicates to me that you would probably be just fine around here.  Honestly, there are quite a number of Arch Linux users who don't even understand that much (who come flocking to the forums whenever there is a significant update of a lib), and they seem to get by pretty much okay.  I used to worry about this too, but the more I used the system  less and less I found that I really needed a whole bunch of AUR packages (I guess I never really "needed" most of them anyway), and when I got comfortable with pacman and its (HowTos)