Subject: Re: ABI for glib2 changed
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/30/2007 21:15:01
On Tue, Oct 30, 2007 at 08:02:53PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2007 at 02:02:46PM -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > ABI for glib2 changed in 2.13.7 but stayed the same:
> > 
> > BUILDLINK_ABI_DEPENDS.glib2+=   glib2>=2.8.6nb1
> Note that we do not support downgrading relative to the build
> dependencies. We don't formally require that though (because it is
> aweful in the package). The ABI dependencies are for the very same fact
> next to useless.

I should also that you are confusing two different measures of
compatibility here. ABI compat means that a package build against that
old version of glib2 will still work with a newer version.