Bug#473496: libgpmg1: Gpm_Event struct expanded
user42 at zip.com.au
Tue Apr 1 23:04:06 UTC 2008
Peter Samuelson <peter at p12n.org> writes:
> In summary:
> Though upstream's 2 ABIs are probably backward-compatible since they
> added the fields at the end of the struct.
I'd suspect not, if the struct grows. I make it 24 bytes in the
unmodified upstream 1.19.5, now 28 in 1.20, so an old binary would have
space for 24 but Gpm_GetEvent in the new library would plonk 28 there.
There'd be an upstream soname bump for that, would there, maybe ...?
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