Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jan 19 08:55:00 GMT 2015

On Jan 15 18:51, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen writes:
> > However, why does a bump from 5.x to 5.y require a rebuild of other
> > packages?  Is the perl stuff backward incompatible from one minor
> > version to the other?!?
> Anything linked against the Perl DLL must be rebuilt.

Still, why?  Is it real backward incompat, or just due to DLL
versioning?  Does DLL versioning really make sense here?  Usually, if
the new DLL is only providing new stuff but not breaking backward
compat, we're not bumping the DLL version.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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