[pulseaudio-discuss] Port icons, +11 dB, ABI stability

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Tue May 8 20:45:57 PDT 2012

On Tue, 2012-05-08 at 18:36 -0700, David Henningsson wrote:
> 3)
> Some questions were raised about PulseAudio's ABI stability. I think 
> we're pretty hard on not introducing anything that breaks the ABI for 
> clients, ever, but what about modules? I'm assuming that since modules 
> can call into the core very arbitrarily, we would not assume any kind of 
> ABI stability for modules, not even between stable releases (1.0 to 1.1, 
> e g). Is that correct? I e, if I compile a module against 1.0 and 
> distribute the binary, once PA 1.1 is rolled out, there is a possibility 
> that my module will crash PulseAudio unless the module is recompiled 
> against 1.1.

That's correct.


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