Subject: Re: pkg/12222: Update for pine and pico
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 02/19/2001 18:27:54
Checking the relevant files the only differences in ABI are
int -> void function returns (many of them). AFAIK that should be
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On Sat, 17 Feb 2001, Todd Vierling wrote:
> 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.