[PATCH] wbclient password change calls

simo idra at samba.org
Fri Aug 29 22:26:05 GMT 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-29 at 11:12 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Simo,
> > If this one just adds a function it is 
> > technically not necessary. Or is this change
> > actually changing a function signature ?
> > 
> > sonames bumps are really necessary only if 
> > the ABI changes.
> Thought we already talked about this.  If it is still
> libwbclient.so.0 and someone write a new app that
> calls wbcChangeUserpassword(), it will break on a v3.2
> installation even though it will find libwbcliebt.so.0.
> If all linkers supported symbol versioning, then I agree
> with you.   But they don't.
> If I'm wrong on something here, please correct me.

I was thinking only of backwards compatibility and not forward
What you say makes sense.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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