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Re: pkg/49376: Update libuv to v0.11.29
The following reply was made to PR pkg/49376; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/49376: Update libuv to v0.11.29
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2014 16:26:55 +0000
On Fri, Nov 07, 2014 at 09:00:00PM +0000, jonthn+pkgsrc%pinacea.com@localhost wrote:
> >Synopsis: Update libuv to v0.11.29
> Attached you'll find a patch to update libuv to latest libuv with v0.1x API
> I don't know how it's usually handled but libuv also has a newer
> API for the release 1.0 of libuv (currently rc2) which as far as I
> understood it is incompatible with 0.1x versions.
It depends on how many consumers of the old API they are and how hard
they are to fix.
If there aren't many and the changes are straightforward, it's
probably better to patch them. If there are a lot, probably we'll move
to having two packages (probably libuv0 and libuv1) so both are
(For anyone reading this PR, note the existence of PR 49442 with
patches for 1.x.)
David A. Holland
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