Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Fri May 23 18:58:42 GMT 2008
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Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> Ok, we'll not use symbol versioning and then take care
> of maintaining backward and forward compatibility...
> Do you have plans how to do that?
yes. I already explained that in a previous mail. You simply
have a compat library that proivides the old API but internally
uses the new functions.
> Note that we also need forward compat to use a new smbd with
> an old winbind, symbol versioning would have worked arround that
> as only new function would have a new version number...
Not really. Until (if) we allow winbindd to be on a separate
release cycle, this is not an issue.
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