[File] Possible ABI break when updating file from 5.33 to 5.35

emersonbernier at tutanota.com emersonbernier at tutanota.com
Tue Jan 29 17:41:35 UTC 2019

Jan 26, 2019, 8:04 PM by christos at zoulas.com <mailto:christos at zoulas.com>:

> Hi,
> Although those changes look scary, there is nothing to be concerned about:
> 1. the functions missing are not part of the ABI (and programs should not be using them)
> 2. the magic_set structure is not exposed in the ABI.
> The only thing you need to make sure is that the magic database and the magic library are
> consistent...
> christos
One question though. If those functions/variables aren't supposed to be used by programs then why they're exported? Not exporting them will make sure there aren't used even by mistake.


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