Binary incompat Fridays?

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at
Fri Feb 7 11:24:46 GMT 2003

On Friday 07 of February 2003 11:46, Clarence Dang wrote:
> Totally different question but I might as well ask it here: Is changing the
> name of a private variable or a function (and all the references to it, of
> course) binary compatible?  In my experience it is, but I want to
> double-check?

 Yes, it is. Private variables should stay in the same place in the structure 
regardless of the name, and private functions are private, and therefore 
shouldn't be accessed from outside of the library (but watch for inline 
methods accessing them, as those are exceptions, the same way with friend 

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