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Re: [PATCH][merge-tracking]Maintain Back Compatibility with 1.x.y

From: Kamesh Jayachandran <kamesh_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-11-21 07:39:54 CET

Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 02:07:24PM +0530, Kamesh Jayachandran wrote:
>>> The public RA API does not depend on the svn_ra__vtable_t structure in
>>> the private ra_loader.h header file
>> It depends indirectly through 'svn_ra_session_t'->vtable.
> But svn_ra_session_t is an opaque structure that we only expose a
> pointer to, so no external caller will ever have visibility of the
> vtable member.
> Regards,
> Malcolm
I agree that it is opaque.

Now my question we won't ensure backward compatibility between
libsvn_ra_dav of 1.4.2 with libsvn_ra of '1.5.x'.
Am I correct?

To make it even generic.
Backward compatiblity is ensured only with libraries of the name
'libsvn_wordwithnounderscore' like 'libsvn_client, libsvn_diff,
libsvn_ra, libsvn_subr, libsvn_delta, libsvn_fs, libsvn_repos, libsvn_wc'?

Am I correct?

With regards
Kamesh Jayachandran

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