Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Wireshark ABI stability 1.6.4 -> 1.6.5
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 13:59:44 -0800
On 1/10/12 10:53 AM, Balint Reczey wrote:
> I meant the proper change in the library version would be bumping the
> major version for the #define change since the ABI is not backward
> compatible.
> There would be an alternate way, redefining the constants in the C file
> in the backported fix.
> This way we could keep the API unchanged and fix the bug for stock
> Wireshark.

Unfortunately I'm well into the release checklist for 1.6.5 (and
1.4.11). It might be a good idea to add a Buildbot step which checks for
ABI differences.