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Re: libtool versioning and ABI

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: libtool versioning and ABI
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 14:46:23 -0700

On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 2:32 PM, Joseph Garvin<address@hidden> wrote:
> I read a description of libtool's versioning here:
> What's confusing to me is that this way of handling versioning doesn't seem
> to pay attention to ABI. It mentions bumping numbers for interface changes
> (API) but not for changing size of data structures, editing the contents of
> inline functions, etc.

Those surely sound like rule 4 to me:
> If any interfaces have been added, removed, or changed since
> the last update, increment current, and set revision to 0.

changing structures or funtional interfaces (inline functions),
surely is an interface change.

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