[gnutls-devel] GnuTLS | Drop lib{gnutls, dane}-latest-x86_64.abi from the repo (#954)

Development of GNU's TLS library gnutls-devel at lists.gnutls.org
Sat Mar 14 23:13:37 CET 2020

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos commented:

> because the output of `abidw` is a complete serialization of ABI data, which is not stable and may contain information depending on the current build environment is emitted, e.g., `comp-dir-path='/home/nmav/cvs/gnutls-mine/lib'`

Why do you think that this serialization is not stable? I understand that some env paths are there, but to my understanding this is a stable format that is intended to be used for our purpose of taking a snapshot of the ABI.

> The drawback is that `abidiff` output is a human readable format which may change between libabigail releases. Ideally, it would be nice if it supports the workflow below:

Would this prevent us from updating our CI except for the release milestones?

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