[Geany-devel] Adding a list of filetypes into devel documentation?
frank at xxxxx
Tue Aug 16 13:22:51 UTC 2011
On Tue, 16 Aug 2011 21:01:42 +0800
Chow Loong Jin <hyperair at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16/08/2011 20:03, Thomas Martitz wrote:
> > Correct. ABI changes do need a recompilation. API changes need
> > nothing.
> > Sometimes both the API and ABI "break", and then you need changes
> > in the source and of course a recompilation.
> > Extending a structure is ABI breakage if its size changes and the
> > size is exposed (i.e. struct_ptr++ has a different effect in Geany
> > and the plugin). That's why some projects pad structures to make
> > extensions not change the size.
> Doesn't an API change need a code change as well? For example, if you
> changed the number of arguments a function took.. AFAIK that's both
> API and ABI breakage.
Yes. This will increase API and ABI change and on recompiling it won't
compile due wrong signature.
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