Bug 133724 - [GTK] Bump binary version for 2.6
Summary: [GTK] Bump binary version for 2.6
Alias: None
Product: WebKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: WebKitGTK (show other bugs)
Version: 528+ (Nightly build)
Hardware: Unspecified Unspecified
: P2 Normal
Assignee: Nobody
Keywords: Gtk
Depends on: 93002 121543 133680 133725 133726 133728 133729 134028 134300 134830
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Reported: 2014-06-11 00:55 PDT by Carlos Garcia Campos
Modified: 2014-07-31 02:17 PDT (History)
10 users (show)

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Patch (4.81 KB, patch)
2014-07-30 08:49 PDT, Carlos Garcia Campos
pnormand: review+
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Description Carlos Garcia Campos 2014-06-11 00:55:16 PDT
WebKitGTK+ 2.6 will be the first stable release including only the WebKit2 API, so we need to make sure it's parallel installable with older versions including the WebKit1 API. After some discussion we reached the conclusion that bumping the binary version is the best approach, since we will force everybody to recompile anyway. In addition to breaking the ABI, we will take advantage to also make some minor API modifications, that hopefully will not affect most of our current users. I would like to make all the API changes for the first unstable release, so that we only update the soname once for the whole cycle and people will have more time to adapt to API changes (if needed), instead of changing the API on every unstable release. So, I'll make all bugs updating the API blockers of this one.
Comment 1 Carlos Garcia Campos 2014-07-30 08:49:51 PDT
Created attachment 235746 [details]
Comment 2 Philippe Normand 2014-07-31 01:18:44 PDT
Comment on attachment 235746 [details]

Looks good, thanks
Comment 3 Carlos Garcia Campos 2014-07-31 02:17:25 PDT
Committed r171846: <http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/171846>