Marco Atzeri
Mon Jan 19 09:37:00 GMT 2015

On 1/19/2015 9:55 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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

looking at the Changelog, they are breaking API

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