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Re: [virt-tools-list] [libosinfo 1/3] Bump so version in syms file



On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 05:10:50PM +0200, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Daniel P. Berrange
> <berrange redhat com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 02:37:05AM +0200, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
> >> From: "Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)" <zeeshanak gnome org>
> >>
> >> Don't know how this had gone unnoticed for 4 releases now.
> >> ---
> >>  osinfo/libosinfo.syms |    2 +-
> >>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/osinfo/libosinfo.syms b/osinfo/libosinfo.syms
> >> index 18415e0..de1ff18 100644
> >> --- a/osinfo/libosinfo.syms
> >> +++ b/osinfo/libosinfo.syms
> >> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> >> -LIBOSINFO_0.0.1 {
> >> +LIBOSINFO_0.0.6 {
> >>      global:
> >>       osinfo_db_get_type;
> >>       osinfo_db_new;
> >
> > Ordinarily we should never change this. The only reason we
> > have changed it in libvirt-glib, is because we have been
> > intentionally breaking the API with each release so far.
> >
> > So I don't think we have a reason todo this in libosinfo
> 
> The only reason I came to notice this was that I added a new function
> and it wasn't appearing in the symbols list of .so file. Once I fixed
> this, it was all of a suddenly getting there.

If adding a new function, you should just create a new block for it, eg

   LIBOSINFO_0.0.6 {
       global:
          osinfo_new_func;
   } LIBOSINFO_0.0.1;


Daniel
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