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Re: Handling macro change in an exported library header

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> My understanding from reading this thread is that the signature of the
> function did *not* change, but that in previous versions of the library
> the macro definition in the header was simply broken, with the result
> that anything built using that definition would not work correctly.
> So it sounds to me like there's no ABI change here, just a header
> bugfix.

Ah, yes, in that case there's no library SONAME change, just a bug that
may have propagated into other packages in the archive.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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