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Re: Binary compatibility and 64-bit curl_off_t

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 18:56:46 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 13 Aug 2008, Dan Fandrich wrote:

> 3) Bump the libcurl SONAME, but "reserve" an older -version-info with the
> older SONAME for platforms to use when they know there isn't an ABI break.

Thinking about it further, we can even just make the configure script check
for this rare circuomstance and make the lib/ adapt to the
configure results - and generate a different SONAME for that case only. The
check can then be removed at the next "real" bump.

Received on 2008-08-13