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From Liviu Nicoara <nikko...@hates.ms>
Subject Re: STDCXX-1071 numpunct facet defect
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:40:59 GMT
On 9/28/12 11:01 AM, Travis Vitek wrote:
> Only major versions can break binary. The versioning policy for stdcxx can be found here..
>
>    http://stdcxx.apache.org/versions.html

I have renamed the binary-incompatible patch as patch-5.0.x.diff.

Thanks,
Liviu

>
> Travis
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Liviu Nicoara [mailto:nikkoara@hates.ms]
> Sent: Friday, September 28, 2012 3:52 AM
> To: dev@stdcxx.apache.org
> Subject: Re: STDCXX-1071 numpunct facet defect
>
> I thought I replied but I see no trace of my post:
>
> On 09/27/12 20:27, Martin Sebor wrote:
>> On 09/27/2012 06:41 AM, Liviu Nicoara wrote:
>>> On 09/26/12 20:12, Liviu Nicoara wrote:
>>>> I have created STDCXX-1071 and linked to STDCXX-1056. [...]
>>>>
>>>> I am open to all questions, the more the better. Most of my opinions
>>>> have been expressed earlier, but please ask if you want to know more.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I am attaching here the proposed (4.3.x) patch and the timings results
>>> (after re-verifying the correctness of the timing program and the
>>> results). The 4.2.x patch, the 4.3.x patch, the test program and the
>>> results file are also attached to the incident.
>>
>> The patch isn't binary compatible. We can't remove data members
>> in a minor release. We could only do it in a major release.
>
> I posted two patches, one for 4.3.x and one for 4.2.x (the latter is binary compatible).
My understanding was that minor version revisions may break binary compatibility.
>
> Liviu
>


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