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Re: gcc 4.7 libgo patch committed: Set libgo version number


On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 06:16:25PM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> On 23.10.2012 06:55, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> > PR 54918 points out that libgo is not using version numbers as it
> > should.  At present none of libgo in 4.6, 4.7 and mainline are
> > compatible with each other.  This patch to the 4.7 branch sets the
> > version number for libgo there.  Bootstrapped and ran Go testsuite on
> > x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu.  Committed to 4.7 branch.
> 
> changing the soname of a runtime library on the branch? I don't like this idea
> at all.

Me neither.  You should just make sure you increment the soname on the trunk
whenever new major release has ABI changes, and don't do ABI changes on the release
branches.

	Jakub


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