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Re: When to bump library api version (current)

From: Adam Mercer
Subject: Re: When to bump library api version (current)
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 23:43:38 -0500

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 23:36, Daniel Herring <address@hidden> wrote:


> ISTM that this is not an ABI change; the addition of const only affects the
> code being called, and in a manner compatible with the non-const version
> (assuming calling code did not expect this parameter to be changed).

This was my thinking as well, I just wanted to double check as I don't
want to have an incompatible library api bump unless I really need

> That said, C++ compilers do change the name mangling based on constness; so
> the above argument depends on your code being plain C.

This code is plain C. Although code written in C++ will link against
this library but AFAIK that won't be an issue?



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