On Sunday 18 May 2008 1:58:54 am Simon Ruggier wrote: > On 5/17/08, Andres Mejia <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > It's a direct upgrade/replacement to upstream si. Programs using the old > > library *should* work with the new library without the need to make any > > changes. As far as I know, the mp3/vorbis loki extensions are taken out, > > although they were considered deprecated in the old library. > > > > I've done my own tests. > > http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-games/2008/04/msg00189.html > > Those tests show that the API is compatible, not the ABI. To > investigate the ABI, you would have to test the applications _without_ > rebuilding them. The thorough way to figure out if there is ABI > compatibility would be to compare the headers between the two > libraries for ABI-incompatible changes. openal-soft would change the soname to libopenal.1 instead of libopenal.0. Is testing for ABI-incompatibilities still necessary in such a case? -- Regards, Andres
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