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From Rainer Jung <rainer.j...@kippdata.de>
Subject Re: conditional in apr_thread_proc.h
Date Thu, 02 Sep 2010 09:14:41 GMT
On 02.09.2010 10:57, Branko Čibej wrote:
>   On 02.09.2010 09:20, Bojan Smojver wrote:
>> On Thu, 2010-09-02 at 09:15 +0200, Guenter Knauf wrote:
>>> hmm, I thought adding a function is not a problem - only
>>> changing/removing - or?
>> Adding is a problem too. If someone links against newer minor version,
>> this program should work against older minor version too. However, older
>> minor version will not have that function, so it may not work
>
> I don't interpret our versioning rules that way ...
> http://apr.apache.org/versioning.html says explicitly, "Compatibility
> with prior minor versions is not guaranteed" for both source and binary
> compatibility.
>
> However, you certainly cannot retroactively add a function to 1.4.x that
> was not already present in 1.5.0. So I expect you meant "micro version"
> above, rather than "minor version".

... or using the terminology of the cited document "patch" version. Yes, 
I would guess both Günter and Bojan meant patch version. So lowest 
branch to change is 1.5.

Regards,

Rainer

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