[cairo] Cairo ported to OS/2 - Suggestions
cworth at cworth.org
Mon Aug 22 14:01:39 PDT 2005
On Fri, 19 Aug 2005 02:52:07 +0300, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
> As was discussed on IRC, a script to generate a .def file from the
> headers would be great. I am sure there are more sophisticated such
> scripts out there (hi, Hans), but as for now this seems to do the
Thanks, Tor! This appears to work just fine to me. (And as with the
other patch, what really matters is that it works fine for you.)
Please feel free to commit.
> There is of course a risk that editing a header file inappropriately
> might make that grep stop noticing some function, or not noticing a
> new one, and thus break ABI. One will have to check the .def file in
> each release that it isn't broken. Or should that be automated also,
> some check that in case the DLL name ("soname") isn't changing
> (LT_CURRENT - LT_AGE stays the same), there are only additions to the
> .def file compared to the previous release? Could be hairy...
A manual check could definitely be added to the instructions in
cairo/RELEASING. Something like just adding the .def file to the
(ever-growing) diff command in step #3.
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