KDE ABI stability?

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Sun Dec 4 13:05:39 GMT 2005

On Saturday 03 December 2005 23:51, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Dan Kegel wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >does KDE have a stated policy about ABI stability, and procedures to
> > ensure it?
> Yes, we do.
> All KDE releases are source and binary compatible to previous releases in
> the same series.
> This means a program that compiled and ran with KDE 3.0.0 must still
> compile and run with 3.5.0 (including running without re-compiling).

Unfortunately this seems only be true for kdelibs. I remember a thread on 
debian-qt-kde (Debian KDE packagers list) about one of the other modules 
breaking BC in a library shared with another module.

Ah, there it is


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
Moderator: www.mrunix.de (German), www.qtforum.org
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