[torquedev] Compatibility of the libtorque.so

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Mon Oct 20 16:22:13 MDT 2008

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 04:10:48PM -0600, Josh Butikofer alleged:
> Everyone,
> A quick question for the community developers:
> When TORQUE 2.x was released, the library libtorque.so was also 
> re-versioned to 2.0. I've been told that this was done because the new 
> library broke compatibility with the old one. There doesn't appear to be 
> any more information on this in the mailing list or written down 
> anywhere else. No one here at CRI really remembers why this happened.
> Does anyone in the community know if the new libtorque.so library really 
> does break compatibility? If so, does anyone remember what changed 
> exactly to break compatibility (or at least made the community afraid 
> that it would break compatibility)?
> Garrick, do you have any more info on this?

I don't remember the specifics of the change.  I remember doing it because of
something that Dave changed.

Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California

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