HEADS-UP: Library version number bumps

Ken Smith kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Wed Sep 29 18:19:45 PDT 2004

On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 05:44:17PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> That hasn't worked very well during the 5.x branch, as the current
> thread (and previous iterations of it) show.  All I was able to look
> for were incompatible changes to the symbol table; other types of
> breakage like incompatible changes to function interfaces and data
> structures are much more difficult to detect.

For what it's worth...  I did find out a fair bit too late that there
are a few things that are specifically being held off because they
do break things in this fashion, but are things we need to do at
some point.  Not sure exactly when doing that sort of thing is best...

						Ken Smith
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