[gnutls-dev] gnutls 1.0.0

Ivo Timmermans ivo at o2w.nl
Thu Dec 4 16:53:32 CET 2003

Nikos Mavroyanopoulos wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 01:55:25PM +0100, Ivo Timmermans wrote:
> > > I've just released gnutls 1.0.0. This is finaly the first
> > > stable release of the 0.9.x branch. Please upgrade to this
> > > version because there will be no more support for the older
> > > 0.8.x branch.
> > Out of curiosity, why was the major soversion changed to 10 instead of
> > 9?
> Because it is binary incompatible with some 0.9.x releases.
> If the soversion was not changed, it would make some applications 
> linked against a development release to crash.

The soversion for 0.9.99 was 8.1.99, so it could have been major
version 9 instead of 10, or did I miss something?


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