[unixODBC-dev] unixODBC and library version number

Nick Gorham nick at lurcher.org
Wed Jun 22 19:39:26 BST 2011


On 22/06/2011 18:40, Chris Friesen wrote:
>
> Over a year ago (Feb 17, 2010) Marc-Andre Lemburg pointed out that 
> there was an ABI change related to sizeof(SQLLEN) and suggested 
> changing the library version from 1 to 2 and also changing the package 
> version to 2.3.
>
> The package version was changed, but the library version is still set 
> at version 1.
>
> This is poor practice given that the current library version has a 
> different ABI than the previous one.  The library version should be 
> bumped up (as Fedora has already done internally) to prevent someone 
> accidentally using the new library with an old binary.
>
> Chris
>
Thought I had done that in SVN, I will check.

-- 
Nick


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