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Re: Linux Core Consortium

Matthew Palmer writes:
> Consider a function int s(int, int) -- you can have two ABI-compatible
> versions of this, one that adds it's arguments and one that multiplies
> them.  ABI compatible, but different results.

And different APIs.  Is that really a serious risk?

> ...who's to say that some program isn't relying on the former (buggy)
> operation of the library?

How could the program do that without being buggy itself?
John Hasler

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