dock read/write

Simon Hausmann sh at
Wed Dec 6 13:07:20 UTC 2000

On Tue, Dec 05, 2000 at 09:47:26AM +0100, Falk Brettschneider wrote:
> Simon Hausmann wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 03, 2000 at 10:19:09PM +0100, Falk Brettschneider wrote:
> > > Hi Bernd,
> > >
> > > Since you've changed the parameter list of read/writeDockConfig
> > > of KDE-2.1 is not binary compatible with KDE-2.0 any more. It's cool to
> >
> > These changes did not break binary compatilibity. Adding new non-virtual
> > methods is binary compatible.
> It breaks. Old method interfaces of read/writeDockConfig are not existing any more. They are missing on
> compile time of the old KDevelop2 version. Removing existing interfaces _breaks_ compatibility. I recommend to
> keep the old ones and to add the new ones additionally.

Yes, removing methods breaks compatiblity. But if you take a really close look
at Bernd's patch (cvslastchange kdockwidget.h is your friend :-) then you will
notice that he did not remove any method but just added four new non-virtual


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