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Re: libtool versioning

From: Peter Rosin
Subject: Re: libtool versioning
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 20:41:50 +0200
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Den 2010-05-04 20:00 skrev Ralf Wildenhues:
Errrm, is that really so? I tend to agree with Jef here...

I take it that your response is to my "... it will work" sentence, not
the paragraph below that.

Ah, indeed.

The algorithm *could* be interpreted such that e.g. the interface change
"int foo(void)" ->  "int foo(int)" is an interface addition of int foo(int)
and an interface remove of int foo(void), thus triggering both #5 and #6.
But in that case "changed" need not be mentioned in #4 either. So, because
"changed" is mentioned in #4, it also needs to be explicitly mentioned
in #6.

Ah, ok.  Yes, you're right.  Feel free to commit a patch to
s/removed/&  or changed/  in 6.

I've pushed the attached patch...


2010-05-05  Peter Rosin  <address@hidden>

        Clarify versioning algorithm documentation.
        * doc/libtool.texi (Updating version info): Be explicit
        about setting age to zero on interface change.
        Reported by Jef Driesen <address@hidden>

They are in the crowd with the answer before the question.
> Why do you dislike Jeopardy?

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