[gdal-dev] GDAL 3.1.0 RC2 available

Greg Troxel gdt at lexort.com
Sun May 3 17:01:03 PDT 2020

Even Rouault <even.rouault at spatialys.com> writes:

>> It's indeed not possible to make everybody happy, so the question is who
>> you do mind the least to make unhappy.
>> If nothing changes packagers like me will be unhappy because they need
>> to reintroduce the virtual dependency for the unstable C++ ABI.
>> C-only users will be unhappy about having to rebuild their code when the
>> only C++ ABI breaks.
>> And you will be unhappy if you have to split the library.
> OK, so here's what I intend to change for RC3:
> https://github.com/OSGeo/gdal/pull/2466/files

Not 100% sure I followed, but:  If you change the shlib major number,
you have changed the ABI, even if the symbols are the same.

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