[QUICK] talloc bugs

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 2 15:25:21 GMT 2009

On Thu, Jul 02, 2009 at 11:13:08AM +0930, Rusty Russell wrote:
> Full disclosure: I've broken talloc and tdb API multiple times without regard 
> (let alone the ABI), I'm not a fan of librifying such small pieces of code.  
> But: I have my own forks which I maintain, with no such guarantees.

Indeed. We *have* libified talloc, and once others used it
we had made that guarentee. I'm reminded of the comment from
the author of "make" about using tabs in the file format :-).

> Simo said in his mail "We committed to stable API/ABI for these libraries"; 
> Tridge doesn't seem to realize he committed to this.  Perhaps a stable/ lib 
> subdir would make this clear to us neophytes?

Yeah, that'd be a good idea. I think currently we have talloc, tdb,
libsmbclient (but there may be others).


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