On 9/28/12 11:01 AM, Travis Vitek wrote:
Only major versions can break binary. The versioning policy for stdcxx can be
I have renamed the binary-incompatible patch as patch-5.0.x.diff.
From: Liviu Nicoara [mailto:nikko...@hates.ms]
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2012 3:52 AM
Subject: Re: STDCXX-1071 numpunct facet defect
I thought I replied but I see no trace of my post:
On 09/27/12 20:27, Martin Sebor wrote:
On 09/27/2012 06:41 AM, Liviu Nicoara wrote:
On 09/26/12 20:12, Liviu Nicoara wrote:
I have created STDCXX-1071 and linked to STDCXX-1056. [...]
I am open to all questions, the more the better. Most of my opinions
have been expressed earlier, but please ask if you want to know more.
I am attaching here the proposed (4.3.x) patch and the timings results
(after re-verifying the correctness of the timing program and the
results). The 4.2.x patch, the 4.3.x patch, the test program and the
results file are also attached to the incident.
The patch isn't binary compatible. We can't remove data members
in a minor release. We could only do it in a major release.
I posted two patches, one for 4.3.x and one for 4.2.x (the latter is binary
compatible). My understanding was that minor version revisions may break binary