[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] restoring binary compatibility with ffmpeg 0.5

Reinhard Tartler siretart
Thu Jun 10 21:27:23 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 20:19:52 (CEST), Michael Niedermayer wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 05:46:23PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 06, 2010 at 05:03:40PM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> > [...]
>> tl;dr
>> Anyway, I suggest we use the opportunity to break compatibility and
>> change APIs.  There are a lot of ifdefs that long for being removed.
> The problem is not so much the "now case", a single soname bump isnt
> the big issue.
> The big issue is that we would need to bump soname everytime we move a
> symbol and thats not that rare ...

Everytime we move a *public* symbol.

For example the recent eval API move doesn't wouldn't qualify here.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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