[gst-devel] small API/ABI breakage

Zaheer Abbas Merali zaheerabbas at merali.org
Sat Jun 5 07:56:03 CEST 2004

On Sat, 2004-06-05 at 11:15 +0200, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> Hi all,
> apparently between 0.8.1 and 0.8.2 of core GST_CAT_DATAFLOW was removed,
> which is used by the switch element in 0.8.1 plugins.
> This is a very small, but still a, breakage of ABI, which we'll have to
> be more careful about in the future.
> There are two possible routes we can take:
> a) make a possibly hasty 0.8.2 plugins release
> b) make a quick 0.8.3 core release that puts this back
> In the future, a possibility for when we want to remove stuff from the
> API/ABI, we should probably mark them as Benjamin has did in a number of
> places with FIXME: remove in 0.9 so we can make those changes as soon as
> 0.9 starts.
> What do you think ?
> Thomas

What about option c), a disclaimer about the breakage on the site that
says gst-plugins 0.8.2 will be released Monday and that will resolve the

Zaheer Abbas Merali <zaheerabbas at merali.org>

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