[geos-devel] GEOS-3.5.1 released

Bas Couwenberg sebastic at xs4all.nl
Tue Jan 10 05:47:56 PST 2017

On 2017-01-10 14:27, Sandro Santilli wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 02:20:12PM +0100, Bas Couwenberg wrote:
>> Projects using the GEOS libraries should limit themselves to the C 
>> library
>> which is not (as often) affected by ABI changes.
> If I recall correctly there's been no ABI change in the C library
> since its introduction (2005).

The SOVERSION is still a 1, yes (was it not 0 at introduction?).

Due to the changes in GCC 5/libstdc++6 there was an ABI change which 
introduced new symbols in the C library though, fortunately no removals 
so not strictly an ABI break.

Kind Regards,


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