[Geany-devel] geany-plugins depends on GIO

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Sun Nov 21 16:21:11 UTC 2010

On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:03:37 +1100, Lex wrote:


>>>decoupling plugins and Geany you reduce maintenance since things
>> I don't see any strict coupling you are talking about. Except the
>> above mentioned release policy but this isn't that strict.
>But it is effectively forced because any change to the ABI prevents
>plugins from working, so they have to be updated.  And an ABI change
>might only be a bugfix.  Requiring the whole ABI stability is a pretty
>onerous requirement.

Just to make sure, an ABI version bump doesn't necessarily require
plugins' code to be updated, only the binary, i.e. they simply need to
be recompiled.


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