[libvirt] [Qemu-devel] Re: Supporting hypervisor specific APIs in libvirt

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Fri Mar 26 09:26:30 UTC 2010

> Adding to this C wrappers for QMP commands threatens to make QMP command
> arguments part of the library ABI.  Compatible QMP evolution (like
> adding an optional argument) turns into a libqmp soname bump.
> Counter-productive.  How do you plan to avoid that?

.so versioning.  Ugly as hell to do manually, but if the library was 
automatically generated it would not be difficult.


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