By the way, thanks for pointing out the ABI compliance checker, it looks like a tool I should be using to evaluate changes to the libtool version info, instead of doing it manually, as I did for 4.2-rc1. --Russ > Hi Orion, > > > The soname version was bumped in 4.2-rc1 to 8. Why? It appears that it is > > completely compatible with version 4.1.3 as shown by the attached report. > > I actually changed it back to 7.1.1 earlier today in our snapshot release > (coincidentally > a little before you sent your question), because we decided to disable the > diskless file > implementation, which was not finished and not ready for prime time. To > support > diskless files, a new constant had been defined in netcdf.h, NC_DISKLESS, as > a flag to > nc_create(), which we thought had changed the interface to that function, > requiring > bumping the soname version. > > I may have been misinterpreting the meaning of "interface change", but it > seems that > with the 4.2-rc1 library, you could write code that wouldn't link with a > 4.1.3 library, > due to the addition of the new mode flag. In any case, you'll find that > constant gone > in the current snapshot and the next release. > > --Russ > > > > Russ Rew UCAR Unidata Program > address@hidden http://www.unidata.ucar.edu > > Russ Rew UCAR Unidata Program address@hidden http://www.unidata.ucar.edu Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: IWZ-281549 Department: Support netCDF Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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