libgtop ABI breakage

Michael Biebl biebl at
Mon May 22 10:25:46 UTC 2017

Am 22.05.2017 um 09:27 schrieb Ben:
> Dear maintainers,
> for the next version of GNOME, we are going again to break libgtop2 ABI.
> It's poorly designed, any addition actually breaks its ABI, I've realised
> this, after 15 years, with abi-tracker.
> Is there a way to make it easier for you ? Would it help that we do a major
> release (libgtop3) instead ?

If you are breaking the ABI, you should certainly bump the soname.


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