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bug #56305: Incompatible DLL name

Submitted by:  Ken Takata <k_takata>
Submitted on:  Sat 11 May 2019 01:56:25 AM UTC  
 
Category:  Build Severity:  4 - Important
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Bruno Haible <haible>
Open/Closed:  Closed

Sun 12 May 2019 03:49:57 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks a lot for this report.
I am making a 0.20.1 release with this problem fixed.

Bruno Haible <haible>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sat 11 May 2019 01:56:25 AM UTC, original submission:  

Hi,

When I built gettext 0.19.8.1 on MinGW, the DLL name of libintl
was libintl-8.dll.
But now I build gettext 0.20, the name becomes libintl-7.dll.
The interface number was decremented from 8 to 7, so gettext 0.20
is not binary compatible with 0.19.8.1 or before.
(I think that the same thing occurs in linux, etc.)

If gettext 0.20's API is compatible with 0.19, the file name
should keep libintl-8.dll. Otherwise it should be libintl-9.dll,
not libintl-7.dll.

This is caused by the -version-info option for Libtool set in
gettext-tools/intl/Makefile.
In 0.19.8.1, it was -version-info 9:5:1, but in 0.20, it is
changed to -version-info 9:6:2.
To keep the binary compatibility, -version-info should be
9:6:1, 10:0:2 or something. If the AGE is incremented, the
CURRENT should be also incremented.

cf. https://www.gnu.org/software/libtool/manual/html_node/Updating-version-info.html

Ken Takata <k_takata>

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-05-12 haible Severity3 - Normal => 4 - Important
        StatusNone => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => haible
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed

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