KDE ABI stability?

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sun Dec 4 17:36:06 GMT 2005

Kevin Krammer wrote:
>> 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.

All *public* libraries are supposed to maintain BC. Non-public ones and 
non-library code doesn't have to maintain.

I am not sure whether libcvsservice was supposed to be public or not, but 
it does have public headers. This looks like a bug from the cervisia 
  Thiago Macieira  -  thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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4. And æfter se scieppend ingelogode, he wrát "cenn", ac eala! se 
rihtendgesamnung andswarode "cenn: ne wát hú cennan 'eall'. Ástynt."
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