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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Ubuntu universe
  • From: Marcus Rueckert <darix@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 19:28:45 +0200
  • Message-id: <20100426172845.GT14211@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2010-04-26 19:26:08 +0200, Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 7:21 PM, Marcus Rueckert <darix@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 2010-04-26 19:13:58 +0200, Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
ABI is never broken in a release. Updates are always binary-compatible.

That is the theory. In reality ... this is not always the case.
I just had to do a bugfix in lighttpd because the openssl security
update, changed how the error code had to be checked.

That is a bug. Bugs happen. That was not meant to happen.

no it wasnt a bug, the change was needed to make the security fix work.
It just happened to be that not many programs check the return code of
that function.

but back on topic ... just watching the releases is not enough.
so a maintainer would be required.

darix

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