Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jan 19 10:02:00 GMT 2015

On Jan 19 10:36, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> 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

Oh well.


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