On Apr 19, 2004, at 10:28 AM, Ziller, James wrote:
So in other words I do have to recompile everything that depends on a given
library just because that library is updated to a slightly newer version?:(

Well, you could simply use the old version of the library.


It's not especially hard to write code in a way that maintains upwards compatibility-- putting a version # or sizeof(struct foo) in structures being passed around helps!-- but some projects don't bother.

--
-Chuck

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