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Re: bumping library major on release branch?

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 07:56:49AM +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Hi
> I would like to backport extended attribute support in libpuffs from
> -current to netbsd-5. Unfortunately a structure grew, which means that
> it would require bumping library major on the release branch.
> Is that something reasonable? 

It's really something we want to avoid as much as possible.
library major change in X11 has delayed the 5.1 release for example.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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