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Re: [d-i] libdebian-installer2

At 14 Nov 2002 00:10:32 +0100,
Martin Sj�gren wrote:
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> tis 2002-11-05 klockan 03.18 skrev Junichi Uekawa:
> > > But surely "adding stuff to a data structure" is a backward-incompatible
> > > change?
> > 
> > It depends on the way you do it.
> > You can add stuff to a data structure without breaking backwards compatibility.
> I'm considering adding more stuff to struct package_t, do you have any
> hints or pointers on how I should do it, then?

You can add members at the end of struct if and only if 
any other application does not try to malloc it.

Otherwise, interface probably needs to be bumped up.


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