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Re: Broken MariaDB client ARGGG!!!
Am 04.07.2017 um 19:08 schrieb Jon Foster:
Thanks for the heads up about Deb9. I hadn't seen that yet. Moving to
But all this talk about PHP is off topic. Its just one example. I guess
I'll take these comments to mean that the official stance on binary
backwards compatibility is that there is less then 0 concern. So I
should expect that all compiled software will need to be patched and
recompiled potentially with each point release. This is a surprise.
how is that a surprise?
Oracle even did manage it two times that they broke ABI compatibility
without a soname bump and than *after* the GA release they introduced
the soname bump
that's what point releases are for
but i find that whole rename to libmariadb commplete nonsense because
the whole world needs to make a dance around this in tons of projects
while a smart transition would have provided a compatibilit layer so
that a simple re-compile is enough