Subject: Re: pkg/12222: Update for pine and pico
To: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/17/2001 11:24:16
On Sat, 17 Feb 2001, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
: > : Given the package is a bugfix release would it be more appropriate
: > : to bump the minor?
: > Only if you can verify that the ABI hasn't changed. I assume the worst.
: Why assume the worst?
Why assume the best? Keeping the same major number, if the ABI changes,
can cause spectacular (and difficult to diagnose) breakage.
: None of the release notes even mentions pico.
: It's possible that libpico hasn't changed at all,
Then verify that.
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