On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 14:27, Reinhard Tartler <siret...@tauware.de> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 19:47:47 (CEST), Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> I notice, though, that above links only mention API, not ABI. Is it
>> safe to expect library ABI (runtime linkage) to be frozen too if its API
>> (compile time interface) is?
> Generally speaking, yes.
> (well, unless there are toolchain changes, etc. - very unlikely at this
> stage of squeeze)
Not really. Reordering of enums, for example, could break ABI while
keeping API compatibility. Same with adding/reordering struct members.
Not relally common, but can happen.
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