Subject: Re: breaking the ABI (was Re: 'watch' libssh2 on github)

Re: breaking the ABI (was Re: 'watch' libssh2 on github)

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:55:37 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 12 Mar 2015, Will Cosgrove wrote:

>>> Ok, but I don't see how any of those changes cause any breaking change.
>>> They're internal and hidden from users so unless I'm missing something
>>> they're totally fine and benign.
> I missed this; If the user was referencing the size of the struct or
> referencing the struct directly was my concern. However, as noted, they are
> internal structures so if they are messing with them, so be it?

Right. We take responsibility for the API and ABI as documented and as
working, we can't also care about users who would do things behind our back.

Received on 2015-03-13