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Re: Accepted sdl-image1.2 1.2.2-1 (i386 source)

On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 11:35:42AM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > Would upstream accept it?
> We should push them hard to. [...]
> > What would it involve?
> Breaking the ABI for libpng3. Again.  However, this would be the last time
> such ABI changes force a full recompile of the apps AND libraries using
> libpng.

Eh? I thought the whole idea of versioning was that it /didn't/ force
a full recompile of all the apps.

If it does, then you do a so-name change, and end up with libpng3v
or similar. Note that we've released libpng3 with the current soname and ABI,
we don't get to randomly break that at whim.


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