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Re: [virt-tools-list] [libosinfo] Put symbols into their corresponding versions in syms file

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 04:37:25PM +0100, Christophe Fergeau wrote:
>> Hey,
>> I checked that these functions were added in these releases and that you
>> didn't forget some, however I think this will break the ABI for apps that
>> were compiled against 0.0.5 and are already using these symbols, so I'd
>> like to get Daniel's feedback on this.
> Yes this would break ABI compatibility. Since we haven't declared
> we are ABI stable though, I think it is acceptable at this time.

OK! I pushed this patch now.

> Given that we are at the Fedora 17 feature development target
> point, we should probably aim to be ABI stable from this forthcoming
> release onwards.   Likewise with libvirt-glib.

Agreed! Also gnome 3.3/4 code freeze is happening soon so it'll be
nice for that as well. We should start following the proper API
deprecation process after next releases of both as well.


Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
FSF member#5124

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