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Subject: Re: stable ABI

From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: michael.plante@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: libftdi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 16:31:44 -0400
On Friday, September 17, 2010 15:51:35 Michael Plante wrote:
> Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >> then people may make all the changes they want to the structure
> >> without disrupting the ABI.
> But there are libftdi binaries floating around that still do encourage
> transparent access to elements of the data structure, and there are older
> programs that still touch those.  Even if we now make the structure opaque,
> won't moving those elements around break the older programs?

we're already breaking them.  we might as well break them once properly so 
that the future is stable free.

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