On Nov 6, 2008, at 2:42 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Changing the library name is an incompatible change for all programs
> libraries that are linked against it; i.e., it requires relinking.
> Hmm, OpenMPI seems not to use versioning for its shared libraries.
That was on the to-do list for this release, but it just didn't
> Do you just declare each release API+ABI-incompatible to each other
MPI API is compatible across releases; it hasn't changed. We have
never [yet] claimed ABI compatible across releases -- we may still do