[avahi] avahi-client checking version of the daemon

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.de
Wed Nov 23 17:37:56 PST 2005

On Tue, 22.11.05 12:34, Sjoerd Simons (sjoerd at luon.net) wrote:

> Hi,
> While working on avahi 0.6's debian package i noticed that
> libavahi-client now check if the avahi-daemon is the same as it's
> owns and refuses to work otherwise.
> This is gonna cause several problems for us. The biggest one is that
> as soon as there is a new ABI change in the libraries, there is no
> way anymore to have them both working. Which makes ABI updates a lot
> more painfull for distributions.
> A real dbus ``ABI'' versioning for avahi could be nice, although it
> will hopefully stay backward compatible. But forcing daemon and libs
> to be the same version, while the dbus interface doesn't change just
> causes unnecessary problems.

SVN  r1027 contains some DBUS API versioning code. It is
downwards compatible with Avahi 0.6.

avahi-client 0.6.1 supports both avahi-daemon 0.6 and 0.6.1.

Avahi 0.6.1 will be released shortly.


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