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From Jeff Trawick <trawi...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: binary compatibility for APR
Date Thu, 25 May 2000 01:24:21 GMT
> Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 14:23:39 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
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> On Tue, 23 May 2000, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> > On the other hand...
> > 
> > If the app has APR statically linked, no problem...
> 
> I was considering at link time, when the app links against "libapr.a",
> that APR_VERSION helps that case.
> 
> > If the app does not have APR statically linked, it could be loading
> > something with the version number in it (libapr.so, libapr.so.1,
> > libapr.so.2, etc.).
> 
> Yes... if the major version is encoded in the name, then a number of
> problems are solved. However, I think we can increase the safety by using
> APR_VERSION. Since we have an "init/terminate" semantic, this should be
> very easy to implement.
> 
> Cheers,
> -g

go for it (as far as I'm concerned :) )

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