Keeping binary compatibility

Ivan ?uki? ivan.cukic at
Mon Oct 4 09:15:18 BST 2010

> these rules on the techbase and use tools that detect BIC issues. Can't 
> we integrated the abi-compliance-checker with krazy and send mails to 
> the maintainers of those libs whenever a BIC change is detected?
>  Similarly, we could add the BIC verifying step to the release checklist 
> and hold back the release until the BIC change is reverted (for kdelibs 
> or other libs guarantiing BC), or the SO name is increased. I think 

+1 for this. It is sometimes hard to keep in mind all possible BC issues, and from time to time those have to creep in.


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