[gdal-dev] GDAL 3.1.0 RC2 available

Greg Troxel gdt at lexort.com
Sun May 3 17:18:08 PDT 2020

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

>> 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.
> Yes, but the reasoning is actually the reverse: the (C++) ABI has 
> changed, so given libgdal contains both a C and C++ API, we 
> have to bump th shlib major number.

What I menat is that in the text of NEWS, you should not say that the C
ABI is unchanged.   A "ABI has not changed" statement implies that one
can swap in the new binaries without rebuilding any depending packages.

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