[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] restoring binary compatibility with ffmpeg 0.5
Thu Jun 10 21:50:42 CEST 2010
On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 09:27:23PM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> 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.
it does would is used in mplayer
of course its a bug in mplayer still making such moves in a way
that doesnt unneccessarily break apps would be good
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