symbol versioning also on debian? (was Re: libwbclient - wbcLogoffUser() & wbcLookupDomainController)

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Tue May 13 14:45:07 GMT 2008

Gerald (Jerry) Carter schrieb:
> Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
>> We should aim to get as much done before 3.2.0.rc1, but it 
>> could be that we find some other missing features, which require
>> an update of the library version.
>> Maybe we should think about using symbol versioning,
>> see
>> That would mean we can extent the API without breaking 
>> old applications.
> I read up on this it makes sense to me.  But I'm not sure
> how this would help in the cases where we aren't using GNU ld.
> We would still have the same library versioning issues right ?

I fear so...

However we could provide mutliple .so files, where the newer ones
link in the older ones. But I'm not sure if this has also problems...


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