Subject: Re: ABI for glib2 changed
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <email@example.com>
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 buildlink3.mk 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.