Versioned symbols

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Feb 27 14:40:19 CET 2004

On Thu, 26 Feb 2004 16:12:17 +0100, Ivo Timmermans said:

> Would it be possible to make all public symbols in the library
> versioned?  This is becoming increasingly important for Debian, with

As Marcus already explained there might be problems with that approach
and especially for security critical library one should be very

It is strongly suggested that one does not link to several versions of
libgcrypt and - as soon as 1.2 will be available - to update all
software to use 1.2.  With that first stable version we will do our
best to not change the API even if we are required to change the API.
Plase recall that Libgcrypt is still marked under development.


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