[sane-devel] [RFC] how to enable 1.1 features
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 22:57:29 UTC 2008
On 2/28/08, Alessandro Zummo <azummo-lists at towertech.it> wrote:
> > > > The fact that the code exists do not make it less ugly.
> > >
> > > ah- it might not be perfect, but it MUST continue to exist, so lets
> > > use it instead of adding a new interface, and requiring authors that
> > > want their frontends to build against old sane to add ifndef's to
> > > handle the missing new macros.
> Why an 1.1 COMPLIANT frontend should be allowed to compile against 1.0 SANE?
> I've never seen in my whole life any other library that has such
> a requirement. When the library version changes, you have to change
> the headers.
AND YOU ALSO ALWAYS CHANGE THE SONAME. is that clear enough?
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