Subject: Re: abi compatibility policy
To: None <>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/02/2006 20:37:03
> I'm not a big fan of bumping libutil -- the last time we did it, it  
> was painful -- we had to hunt down a smattering of other shlibs that  
> linked against it.

well, in this particular case, i don't hope to bump major either,
given that it seems pretty straightforward to provide the old interface.

> Personally, I feel that too much stuff randomly goes into libutil.   
> Perhaps changing our policy on what goes into shared libraries needs  
> to be tighter.