Re: Minutes of the gtk+ team IRC meeting - 2010-06-08


On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 7:06 PM, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort
<pochu27 gmail com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 09/06/10 00:49, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
>> • how to deal with gtk-requiring libraries, with regards to the API/ABI break
>> - libraries will have to do an ABI bump to match the ABI bump in gtk
>> - we need to communicate this on the various venues and remind the maintainers
>> ACTION: mclasen to draft a mail for gtk-devel-list/desktop-announce
> Forgive me if I misunderstood it, but isn't this the sort of thing that would be
> avoided if GTK+ used symbol versioning? If so, using it from 3.0 onwards may be
> a good idea.

If you read the recent thread,

as it points out, symbol versioning only helps with symbols. The ABI
bump would still be required for types, properties, signals, etc.


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