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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: svn commit: r390549 - /apr/apr-util/trunk/include/apr_dbd.h
Date Mon, 03 Apr 2006 05:17:24 GMT
Bojan Smojver wrote:
> Quoting Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net>:
> 
>> Well, it can be done for 1.3.x, but it would need to be by adding
>> macros for the NEW names, so the old symbols still exist at link time.
>>  We can't backport such a change to 1.2.x, since it involves adding
>> new symbols.
> 
> 
> I wasn't thinking any of this would be appropriate for 1.2.x anyway.
> 
> As for 1.3.x, does that mean that within major version (1.x) there can  
> be no symbol loss at all, although 1.3.x isn't binary compatible with  
> 1.2.x?

1.2.x-compiled apps must be binary compatible to 1.3.0 - or we have a problem.
If function arg signatures have changed, please point those out.

Of course, we need not ship 1.3.0 at all, if we believe it's better to move
forward to 2.0.0.  In that version, binary compatibility isn't required.

Bill

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