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Re: bumping library major on release branch?

On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 03:49:40PM +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> > why _puffs_init52 and puffs_ops51 ?
> _puffs_init52 because binaries from 5.1 are linked to used _puffs_init,
> so the old _puffs_init should keep its old name, and I have to change
> the newer one.
> puffs_ops51 because when building a binary on 5.2, we will use puffs_ops
> and we do not want to use the 5.1 structure. Therefore I have to change
> the older structure name.

OK, it's because one refers to the new function, and the other to the old

> It also looks odd to me, I suspect I am missing something.
> > shouldn't PUFFS_DEVEL_LIBVERSION also be changed ?
> Not sure: when are we supposed to do that?

Dunno, but the author can probably tell :)

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

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